June 7, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 3

Stories from the June 7, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Large freshman class raises concerns

GW administrators are spending the summer preparing to accommodate the largest freshman class in recent years. Not only will they have to offer additional housing, GW officials said they will pay special attention to class sizes. GW’s Office of Academic Affairs will monitor freshman registration during Colonial Inauguration to determine which courses require additional class […]

News Briefs

GW buys Underwriters building The University purchased the Association of Life Underwriters building on the 1900 block of F Street Friday, to use it for office space eventually. A University spokesman confirmed the building had been purchased but said its current occupants will remain there for at least a year to 18 months. When the […]

Letter to the editor

Part-time pay The current state of compensation and benefits of our part-time faculty deserves immediate and serious examination. Re-accreditation teams and internal University self-studies during the past few years have noted the increasing reliance on part-time faculty. These instructors play vital roles at GW. This year, the Student Association has prioritized the treatment of part-time […]

Measuring the success of a University

Folks who visit the GW campus see around them all the signs of success. New buildings are under construction. Our students get better and better. Every room in the student residences is occupied. The place bustles with the comings and goings of important people from Washington and other cities. But some of those measures would […]