Six hundred GW faculty and staff have signed a statement of support for all students and colleagues at our university regardless of nationality, religion, or immigration status.

Find statement here:  message-of-support-to-gw-students

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GW’s Principles of Support for Undocumented Students

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 defend … Continue reading GW’s Principles of Support for Undocumented Students

GWUFA and Health Insurance at the George Washington University

One of the reasons GWUFA was founded was to protest the huge increases in medical insurance premiums that GW faculty have had to pay, even while our out-of-pocket expenses under those plans were drastically increased. Over the past two years, faculty medical insurance expenses have increased by 52%, so that we now receive significantly worse … Continue reading GWUFA and Health Insurance at the George Washington University

GWUFA progress on health insurance costs

We wanted to let you know about some progress that we just made on our efforts to roll back the 52% increase in the amount GW faculty pay for health care under our insurance plans over the past two years. These efforts, as you know, began with a petition we organized, signed by 165 full time faculty members, over … Continue reading GWUFA progress on health insurance costs

GWUFA Statement on a Proposed Resolution for the May 9 Senate Meeting

The GWU Faculty Association is pleased that the Faculty Senate, at least partly in response to the petition that we organized this fall, has taken up the issue of the alarming increases in health insurance costs to GW employees. We are encouraged by the thrust of a resolution proposed for the next senate meeting, but … Continue reading GWUFA Statement on a Proposed Resolution for the May 9 Senate Meeting

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 due … Continue reading Report on Meeting Regarding the GWUFA Health Insurance Petition

Welcome

Welcome to the website of the GWU Faculty Association, an independent voice for faculty concerned about the university.  Use this site as a resource for the news you can't get from GW Today or The Hatchet.  Membership in GWUFA is open to all full-time faculty at the university, where 1 in 4 are already members.  Click the GWUFA button on the … Continue reading Welcome