Your feedback to the University may just drop down a black hole, but your feedback to GWUFA is right here. Thank you for participating in the survey GWUFA sent out. We’ll talk about the results at the meeting on Monday (June 15, 3-5pm!), and we include the details here. GWUFA Survey Results As of 8Continue reading “Concerns: Reporting Back”
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!”
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”
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 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.
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”
Below is information regarding two votes that will soon take place. First, the George Washington University Faculty Association is currently soliciting nominations for its Steering Committee. As indicated in the proposed bylaws and discussed at the May 14 meeting, this committee will consist of between 5 and 15 members, each of whom will serve two year,Continue reading “Nominations & Bylaws”
GWU Faculty Association A new and independent voice for faculty concerned about the future of George Washington University Open to all full-time GWU faculty General Meeting: May 14, 2014 1-3 pm Teamsters Labor History Research Center 7th floor, Gelman Library If you are you concerned about The future of shared governance Administrative policy priorities RisingContinue reading “Meeting on Wednesday”
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”
Please help get the word out to colleagues about this important new organization! Click for a flyer about the upcoming meeting that you can print and circulate (or send by email). We also have a printable GWUFA Signup Sheet for anyone who prefers that to joining online. And see you all May 14!