Officials created the honor for the bicentennial celebration and said they plan to invite the recipients to an in-person celebration this fall.
Lonnie Bunch, the secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, will be this year’s commencement speaker, officials announced Monday.
Experts said the Board of Trustees could choose not to renew LeBlanc’s contract following high tensions between him and the GW community.
Vaccinated faculty said they are eager to return to campus this fall to restore campus life for students and urge University members to accept the vaccine.
Faculty said officials should prioritize funding for research in light of delays during the pandemic rather than allocating money for a surplus.
The Board last conducted a review of LeBlanc in spring 2019, assisted by a consultant from the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges.
Roslyn Brock, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and Lt. Gen. Nadja West discussed how their student experiences created memories lasting through their careers.
The announcement comes after other D.C-area universities announced plans for in-person commencements.
Faculty sentiments in the survey address administrators’ “overall capacities, values and performance,” an analysis by the Faculty Survey Team found.
Officials said they used a consulting body to implement changes to school bylaws in the past and now want to continue this practice for new bylaw changes.