Rod French

In Memoriam: Roderick French

August 11, 2022
A former philosophy professor and vice president for academic affairs, French was lauded as a “force for good” at the university.
GW SMHS MD Class of 2026 photo on German Library

SMHS Class of 2026 Takes the First Step in Health Care Journey

August 09, 2022
Incoming class marks its commitment to patient care during 24th annual White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.
bust of George Washington

Nomination Process Opens for GW Academic Leadership Academy

August 03, 2022
The program allows faculty leaders to develop practical skills and build cross-university relationships.
gates image

Six New Members Join GWAA Executive Committee

August 03, 2022
They will work with 14 other members to help strengthen and promote an invested alumni community.

Liesl Riddle to Serve as Dean of College of Professional Studies

July 20, 2022
Dr. Riddle has over 20 years of faculty and administrative experience in GW’s School of Business.

GW Joins Area Colleges and Universities in the Fight against Gun Violence

July 20, 2022
Experts in various disciplines will contribute to the new 120 Initiative of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Elliott School parking garage

Enhanced Security Coming to GW’s Public Parking Garages

July 13, 2022
New technology updates will prevent people from being able to enter the garages off the street without a GWorld card, ticketed barcode or access code.
Seymour and Ruth Perlin

For the Love of Family

July 11, 2022
Couple’s gift endows The Seymour and Ruth Perlin Professorship in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and celebrates the family’s unique 100-year history at GW.
Bruno Fernandes, Sabrina Minor, Ellen Moran and Sharon Reich Paulsen

President Wrighton Announces Leadership Appointments

July 08, 2022
Four leadership appointments will help advance the university’s mission and support students, faculty and staff.
Provost hires

New Leadership Appointments to Strengthen Academic Excellence, Student Experience

June 30, 2022
Five members of the university community will assume new leadership roles in the Office of the Provost this summer.
Michael Tapscott

MSSC Director Announces His Retirement

June 27, 2022
Michael Tapscott has served as director of the Multicultural Student Services Center for 19 years.

Presidential Search Firm Selected

June 27, 2022
The Presidential Search Committee recommended the team from Education Executives, a highly experienced executive search firm, to assist the university’s search for its 19th president.
Will Alexander and family (courtesy Will Alexander)

Introducing GWAA President Will Alexander, B.S. ’04, M.B.A. ‘06

June 24, 2022
The former Presidential Administrative Fellow, cheerleader and part-time “bleacher creature” will take office July 1.
One Washington Circle

Electra America Hospitality Group Acquires Hotel from GW

June 16, 2022
The 152-room hotel at One Washington Circle will undergo a $30 million renovation and re-open in 2023 as an AKA-branded property.
GW Gate

GW to Discontinue Use of Colonials Moniker

June 15, 2022
Citing the need to unify the community, the Board of Trustees decided to change the moniker based on a special committee’s recommendation.