I’ve struggled to accept that the most constant part of my life will soon be over. The rigid schedule I’ve become so reliant on will change. I’ll be able to go to Sunday brunch.
Trustees reassured professors at a meeting Friday that they wouldn’t sidestep the Faculty Senate before overhauling the University’s governance policies.
The University will streamline requirements for the dean’s list across campus next academic year after historically having different standards for each school.
Just three of GW’s 14 peer schools paid associate professors a higher salary on average last year, according to data released Monday by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Faculty say the Board of Trustees has breached their trust by cutting them out of making major changes to how professors help govern the University.
The hire will likely come from within the University, and officials plan to start reviewing candidates by the end of this month.
Faculty approved a resolution Friday that will allow AP or IB classes or courses taken at other institutions to count toward G-PAC, in an effort to attract students and cut back on the number of restrictions the college imposes on students’ schedules.
Nearly 800 people have signed a petition asking the University to restore funding to the music department, as well as the theater and dance department.
Faculty Senate members say they are concerned that long-awaited changes to faculty’s guiding bylaws could be rushed through approval this spring.
The music department will shrink by at least 40 percent next year to cut back on costly one-on-one teaching expenses, several faculty members said in the last week.