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.
More than 220 faculty and 130 students signed a petition saying LeBlanc has “threatened” the core values of GW.
The Faculty Senate will debate a resolution to censure University President Thomas LeBlanc in light of the appointment of Heather Swain at its meeting Friday.
Officials retracted a statement for students studying remotely from China that stated that those who did not sign the form wouldn’t be able to access classes.
Faculty said they have experienced systemic racism throughout their careers through several types of biases, like in research funding and hiring practices.
More than 10 faculty members said they are “excited” about the fall as they have adjusted their classes to make them more accessible to students.
Officials and student leaders welcomed the Class of 2024 in the first-ever virtual convocation ceremony Wednesday.
The Faculty Senate passed resolutions Friday clarifying faculty members’ intellectual property rights and calling on officials to maintain research funding.
Melissa Feuer first joined the University in 2007 as an adjunct professor, later becoming director of career services in CPS.