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Non-degree enrollment put on hold as University nears population cap

The University suspended new non-degree enrollment this semester to make room for more full-time students as it nears a city-imposed population cap. The number of non-degree students has hovered near 600 since 2007, a figure that dropped to 423 this fall, according to data from the Office of Institutional Research and Planning. “It goes without […]

Graduate programs continue to grow

Graduate student enrollment at the University increased by 2.3 percent last year, as graduate programs continue to expand across the institution. The enrollment boost at GW comes on the heels of an only 0.1-percent increase between 2008 and 2009, significantly less than the 5.5-percent increase nationally at the time. A September report by the Council […]

University without chief HR officer

The University has been without a chief human resources officer since Louis Lemieux resigned from the post in mid-July, University officials confirmed this week. Lemieux, who joined the University as chief human resources officer in Sept. 2009, stayed on as a “special advisor” to facilitate the transition, Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz said. […]

Faculty earn less than national counterparts

Full-time professors at GW earn 7 percent less than their peers at similar private universities, data from the American Association of University Professors shows. Full professors earned $146,400, about $11,000 less than average at private doctoral universities, according to the fiscal year 2010 report. Associate professors earned $100,200, similar to national figures. Assistant professors earned […]

Permit issues delay construction

Problems obtaining building permits from the District are delaying the completion of construction at the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house, originally slated for completion in January. The setback stems from permit applications taking longer than anticipated to be processed, University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said, adding that the project is now estimated to be completed by […]

Mastering the hook up

By Saturday night a crowd of freshmen will be teeming outside Thurston Hall, nervous energy palpable and sexual curiosity surfacing. And Sunday morning the first walk-of-shamers will return, filled with stories of upperclassmen, clubs and hook ups they may or may not regret come Monday. Hooking up, whether for the night, the month or the […]

Lines are blurred in ‘Noises Off’

What happens backstage doesn’t necessarily stay backstage. At least that’s the truth for the nine-member cast of Fourteenth Grade Players’ production of “Noises Off”, happening this weekend in the Lisner Downstage. “People think they know what happens backstage during a show, but they have no idea how the rehearsal process is,” said senior Eb Richardson, […]

Officials face questions about Univ. policies, student rights

Members of the Greek-letter community gathered in the Marvin Center Monday night to ask pointed questions to leaders of University departments about student rights and responsibilities. Students at the event addressed panelists from the Center for Alcohol and Drug Education, Student Judicial Services and the University Police Department, among others. Attendees were candid about a […]