Ashwini Tambe said the program’s age and the diversity of faculty members’ expertise make the program “distinct” from programs at other institutions.
A pair of summer grants to the Institute for Middle East Studies will fund a fellowship program and partnerships with non-GW faculty this fall.
Officials said a search committee is working to select finalists for the DEI director position and will hold on-campus interviews this fall.
Officials said 14 Ukrainian scholars will research issues in international affairs, like the ongoing war in Ukraine.
GW Law will add three courses later this school year as part of an expansion of a program on cyber and national security law through new courses and degrees.
Faculty senators in the humanities said GW’s academic priorities are evidence of a lack of support for professors, departments and research in their studies.
Officials said the school evolved from a subsection of the University’s academic medical enterprise to an independent and highly ranked institution.
Experts said the requirement will eliminate paywalls that prevent faculty and students from accessing federally-funded research.
Faculty Senators will hear from officials who received new positions in the University’s administration and the Office of the Provost this past summer.
Officials updated the Code of Student Conduct to increase access to alcohol and drug amnesty policies and make it easier for students to report discrimination.