Summer Membership Meeting June 15th, 2020!

Are you, like us, pissed off that the GW administration continues to announce transformational plans for the university without consulting in good faith the faculty or other members of the university community?  Are you as irritated as we are by the administration’s continued farce of shared governance, with its manufactured committees composed of hand-picked faculty members with marching orders imposedContinue reading “Summer Membership Meeting June 15th, 2020!”

Faculty Town Hall: March 31

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”

Meeting Minutes

GWUFA held its first membership meeting of AY14-15 on September 17.  Here are the minutes of the meeting, and the chart that was distributed at the meeting, comparing spending on fringe benefits at other institutions, is available here or on the resources page.

Summer Greetings

Last week, the newly elected GWUFA steering committee held its first meeting. The steering committee was elected by a majority of the association at the beginning of the summer, in an election which we also approved the association’s bylaws. In accordance with the bylaws, the steering committee elected officers for the association. The officers are: President: AndrewContinue reading “Summer Greetings”

Report on Meeting Regarding the GWUFA Health Insurance Petition

Those of us who organized the petition drive to protest the huge increase in faculty health insurance rates in 2014 presented our petition, with 165 names attached, to Provost Steve Lerman in early February and asked a for a meeting with him to discuss our concerns. Our first scheduled meeting with him was postponed dueContinue reading “Report on Meeting Regarding the GWUFA Health Insurance Petition”