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Phone: 202-994-6460
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Statement from President LeBlanc on Student Association Resolution

April 24, 2018

Last night, the university’s student senate passed a resolution calling for divestment from certain companies because they do business with Israel. While I support the student senate’s right to express their views in the form of a resolution, I want to be clear to our university community that this does not represent the university’s views and the university will not implement such a proposal.

A Statement from Provost Forrest Maltzman

February 01, 2018

There was an entirely inappropriate posting on social media last night.

University Statement Regarding Vandalism in JBKO

December 05, 2017

On Monday, December 4, GWPD responded to an incident in the Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (JBKO) Residence Hall involving the defacing of multiple posters and signs in public areas.

University Statement Regarding Offensive Fliers on Campus

September 09, 2017

On Friday, Sept. 8, the George Washington University was notified of hateful fliers designed to look as if they were posted by an on-campus conservative student organization.

University Statement on Title IX Complaint

August 10, 2017

The university has been notified by the Department of Education that an individual has filed a Title IX complaint against the university with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).

University Statement Regarding NLRB Notice to Cancel RA Unionization Election

May 02, 2017

We are pleased with SEIU Local 500's request to withdraw the petition to hold an election and the NLRB's decision to grant the request.

U.S. Senator Rand Paul to Teach Class at GW

April 27, 2017

A statement from Dean of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Ben Vinson

Statement Regarding NLRB Decision

April 21, 2017

The university was notified today (Friday, April 21) of the decision by the Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to authorize an election of the university's undergraduate student resident advisors.

Statement Regarding Curriculum for History Majors

December 27, 2016

GW offers many opportunities to study American history and the history of other parts of the world.

The George Washington University’s Principles of Support for Undocumented Students

December 09, 2016

The George Washington University is committed to the health and safety of all our students. We will protect the civil rights of our undocumented students following the principles outlined here.

Statement on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Affirmative Action

June 23, 2016

A response from President Steven Knapp on the Supreme Court's Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin decision.

Statement on Fulbright Hall Fire

February 14, 2016

A fire in one room in Fulbright Hall was extinguished. No injuries reported.

University Announces Broker for Possible Sale of Hall on Virginia Avenue

January 28, 2016

The George Washington University announced on Jan. 28, 2016, that it has chosen CBRE Group, Inc., as its broker to represent the university as it pursues a possible sale of the Hall on Virginia Avenue (HOVA).

University Statement Regarding Flags on Campus

December 10, 2015

A message to the GW community from George Washington University President Steven Knapp.

University Statement on 'White Student Union' Facebook Page

November 23, 2015

The George Washington University is committed to fostering a welcoming and safe environment for every member of the GW community.