President LeBlanc to Hold Series of GW Community Meetings

The first three will take place this week on the Foggy Bottom Campus at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday and noon Friday.

September 05, 2017

George Washington University President Thomas LeBlanc will begin a series of community meetings this week with students, faculty and staff.

Three hour-long meetings will be held this week at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday and noon Friday in Jack Morton Auditorium on the Foggy Bottom Campus.

GW community meetings also are scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 5 on the Mount Vernon Campus (specific location to be announced) and at noon Oct. 11 on the first floor of Enterprise Hall on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC).

All members of the university community are invited to attend and provide input on their aspirations for the university and ask Dr. LeBlanc questions. Registration is encouraged but not required. Students, faculty and staff may also submit questions in advance.

At each event, a moderator from the GW community will join Dr. LeBlanc. In addition, Board of Trustees Chair Nelson A. Carbonell Jr., B.S. ’85, will make introductory remarks at the events on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses. Trustee Madeleine S. Jacobs, B.S. '68, HON '03, will make welcoming remarks at the meeting on the VSTC.

The meetings are among Dr. LeBlanc’s efforts to listen to and learn from members of the GW community and address their questions. Since he began in August, Dr. LeBlanc has met with studentsgreeted families on Move-In Day, talked with staff at campus events on the Foggy Bottom and the VSTC campuses and attended faculty meetings. He also will meet with GW neighbors Tuesday night and chair the first meeting of the 2017-18 Faculty Senate on Friday. Dr. LeBlanc also ​will host events for alumni across the country over the next 12 months. His first opportunity to interact with the broader alumni community is in October during Colonials Weekend.

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