Officials said they are “aware” that Scully was suspended and “will discuss his affiliation with SMPA in the coming days.”
Professors were initially “excited” about the fall semester, but they now say they are bogged down by the stress of layoffs and other financial cuts.
Synchronous course meetings will be canceled on Nov. 3 and offices will be closed as a “paid day off,” officials said.
A University spokesperson said Provost Brian Blake is encouraging faculty to be “flexible” on Election Day to allow students to vote.
Officials said they are not “making any plans” to pause GW’s diversity training but said GW is not currently part of a lawsuit to oppose the new rules.
Officials postponed this fall’s Faculty Assembly meeting to work with IT staff to ensure any votes taken are “fair, complete and transparent.”
A student launched a petition this month calling for officials to reinstate the senior academic adviser for CCAS pre-law students who was recently laid off.
Professor Steve Roberts wanted to “emulate” his late wife’s values and generosity through his contribution to the Cokie Roberts Tuition Relief Fund.
Officials have not been distributing salary increases for promoted faculty members as part of efforts to mitigate the pandemic’s financial impact.
Hundreds of faculty, staff, alumni and students have called on LeBlanc to resign in recent weeks as tensions continue to rise.