Media Contacts

Office of Media Relations
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Rice Hall 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20052

Phone: 202-994-6460
Fax: 202-994-9025


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.

Statement Regarding Terrorist Attacks in Paris

November 14, 2015

A total of 52 George Washington University students are participating in study abroad programs in Paris. Thankfully, all are safe and accounted for.

Statement on Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree

October 20, 2015

University statement in response to questions about William H. Cosby, Jr., who received an honorary degree from GW in 1997:

Statement on Roof Fire at Fulbright Hall

September 08, 2015

A fire on the roof of Fulbright Hall caused damage to the roof deck. No injuries reported and the building is reoccupied.

Nicholas Upton, Junior, GW's Elliott School of International Affairs (photo credit: GW)

Statement on Missing Student - Updated

September 04, 2015

Our study abroad program partner in Cape Town, South Africa notified GW that one of our students traveling during a break in the program is missing.

Statement Regarding Religious Symbols on Campus

April 27, 2015

The university has not banned nor is it attempting to ban religious symbols.