Marcus Trombetta

GW backs U. Mich. in court

GW joined 36 other private colleges and universities in filing an amicus brief supporting the University of Michigan in the Supreme Court affirmative action case. “The court should reaffirm … that diversity, including racial diversity, serves compelling interests in excellence, leadership and experimentation in higher education,” the brief argues, adding, “race may be considered as […]

GW pushes School Without Walls deal

GW officials said they are beginning negotiations with the city school board about proposed campus housing and a new School Without Walls High School despite a pending ruling on the building’s historical value. University Senior Counsel Charles Barber said last week’s decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals gives GW “further impetus to develop more […]