Message from President Thomas LeBlanc

May 31, 2020

Dr. LeBlanc speaks to GW community about recent racist incidents in the U.S. involving black Americans. 

Sam Johnson

In Memoriam: Sam Johnson

May 29, 2020

Mr. Johnson was a GW alumnus, onetime prisoner of war and a long-serving member of Congress.

Message from the Provost and Chief Financial Officer to GW Students

May 27, 2020

Provost Blake and CFO Diaz announced that $9.1 million in federal CARES Act funds will be available to eligible students.

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ICYMI: GW Monitors Local Recommendations, Launches Back to Campus Initiative

May 27, 2020

The majority of university employees will continue to telework as D.C. prepares to  resume activities.

Faculty Senate Holds Special Meeting

May 21, 2020

Members of faculty will consult regularly with the administration in the coming weeks on planning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Solar panels on GW buildings in Foggy Bottom. (William Atkins/GW Today)

GW Expands Renewable Energy Commitment with New On-Campus Solar Panels

May 20, 2020

Solar panels installed on roofs of five buildings on the Foggy Bottom campus.


ICYMI: D.C ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order Extended, Remote Work Continues

May 18, 2020

GW employees who are able should continue teleworking until further notice.

Board of Trustees Holds Virtual May Meeting

May 18, 2020

Reports included messages of gratitude, plans for the university’s future as GW concludes the spring semester.

Music Program

Virtual Commencement Celebrates Class of 2020

May 17, 2020

Video messages from graduates, music performances of the alma mater and fight song, and words of wisdom from leadership help mark an unprecedented day.

2020 Senior Class Toast

Class of 2020 Commemorated Giving with Virtual Senior Toast

May 14, 2020

Seniors celebrated a continued legacy of giving and their contributions to the Senior Class Gift Campaign.  


Alumni Offer Advice for 2020 Grads

May 14, 2020

GW alumni, many of whom graduated during the 2008-09 financial crisis, offer advice for students graduating during tough times.

Presidential Fellows 2020

Meet the 31st Presidential Fellows Cohort

May 12, 2020

The 2020-22 Presidential Fellows plan to give back to the GW and D.C. communities while continuing their education.

Annamaria Lusardi

Annamaria Lusardi Appointed University Professor of Economics and Accountancy

May 11, 2020

Dr. Lusardi, an internationally recognized GWSB researcher and professor, was appointed to the highest rank of the university this year.

Update on the Budget

May 11, 2020

We are learning more about the range and magnitude of the budget challenges we will face in the next fiscal year, President LeBlanc writes.

Leadership Discusses COVID-19 Budget Impact with Faculty Senate

May 11, 2020

Board of Trustees Chair Grace Speights, President Thomas LeBlanc and Provost M. Brian Blake addressed the Senate during its first meeting of the 2020-21 session.