MAPPING AN AGENDA FOR GW’S FUTURE WITH A NEW UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT What do you want our new university president to know? The GWU Faculty Association is gathering faculty from all units of the university to begin to articulate a collective vision and list of priorities that we can communicate with incoming university President Thomas LeBlanc. Please join usContinue reading “Faculty Town Hall: March 31”
Find statement here: message-of-support-to-gw-students
Fourteen days before Donald Trump is sworn in down the street as President of the United States, the George Washington University Board of Trustees has announced that it selected Thomas LeBlanc to serve as President of the university. LeBlanc is a computer scientist. Washington Post coverage here.
FacCheck Newsletter of the George Washington University Faculty Association FALL 2016 In this issue: Fall Colloquium A Win on Health Benefits for 2017 GWUFA Speaks on Tech in Classrooms, Provost Listens Shared Governance in the University Presidential Search GWUFA Fall Colloquium on the Governance of the University On October 11, 2016, GWUFA hosted the first of several colloquia thatContinue reading “Fall Newsletter”
GWUFA thanks President Knapp for his leadership in issuing GW’s “Principles of Support for Undocumented Students.” As an organization that shares his commitment to the educational and research mission of GW, we appreciate his determination to keeping GW a welcoming campus for all its students. We also hope that the university will pledge to defendContinue reading “GW’s Principles of Support for Undocumented Students”
Recently GW Today published a misleading story claiming that employee benefits at GW are comparable to those offered at its peer institutions. This claim is based on a flawed report commissioned by the university administration to gainsay the conclusions of President Knapp’s own task force of GW faculty and staff. That original task force report, available on the GWUContinue reading “Misleading benefits information in GW Today”
President Knapp’s own benefits task force found in May that GW’s benefits lag far behind those of our peer institutions. GWUFA was the first group to raise this issue, and we have finally overcome Rice Hall stonewalling. The full task force report is available here. (And browse other resources under our documents page.)
GWU Faculty Association General Meeting Tuesday, March 17 • 4:00 PM Teamster’s Room 7th floor of Gelman library Find out what we’ve been doing to improve GW’s below average employee benefits, protect academic freedom, and make sure that GW’s expansive building program does not come at the expense of its teaching and research mission. Let us know whatContinue reading “Membership Meeting”
GWUFA members turned out in force for the February 20 CCAS Faculty Meeting to elect all five of the GWUFA members who ran for the Faculty Senate. Congratulations to Harald Griesshammer (Physics), Leslie Jacobson (Theater and Dance), Randall Packer (Biology), Marie Price (Geography), and Cynthia Rohrbeck (Psychology)!