Florida cronyism and the projected budget crisis at GW

19 May 2020 Dear GWUFA Members,   No doubt many of you have been thinking about LeBlanc’s vague but ominous warning on May 11th that, because compensation makes up a “significant share of our budget, we will have to make personnel decisions that affect all of us.” LeBlanc’s announcement followed on heels of the May 8thContinue reading “Florida cronyism and the projected budget crisis at GW”

GWUFA Petition for LeBlanc’s Resignation

February 26, 2020 We, the undersigned George Washington University faculty, call on Thomas LeBlanc to resign from his position as president of our university. Our demand gains its urgency from the racist remarks made by President LeBlanc and his insufficient apology (here and here). We understand LeBlanc’s comment to be just the latest evidence ofContinue reading “GWUFA Petition for LeBlanc’s Resignation”

GWUFA Petition for LeBlanc’s Resignation

February 26, 2020 We, the undersigned George Washington University faculty, call on Thomas LeBlanc to resign from his position as president of our university. Our demand gains its urgency from the racist remarks made by President LeBlanc and his insufficient apology (here and here). We understand LeBlanc’s comment to be just the latest evidence ofContinue reading “GWUFA Petition for LeBlanc’s Resignation”

GWUFA Petition calling on LeBlanc to resign

February 26, 2020 GWUFA has been working working with the GW faculty senate and the faculty assemblies to bring accountability to President Thomas LeBlanc and the GW administration. The Feb. 25 faculty assembly was a triumph in many ways. And we eagerly await what next steps the Faculty Senate will take in response to theContinue reading “GWUFA Petition calling on LeBlanc to resign”

GWUFA Statement on LeBlanc’s Racial Comments

GW President Thomas LeBlanc made a stunning comment to a student activist this week that explained his opposition to cutting ties to the fossil-fuel friendly Regulatory Studies Center by comparing student demands to divest from fossil fuels and cut ties to the Center to a hypothetical plan to kill all the African American students atContinue reading “GWUFA Statement on LeBlanc’s Racial Comments”