August 26, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 7

Stories from the August 26, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Parents need to know what tuition dollars at GW really buy

I am writing about the status of part-time faculty at GW, having just attended the GTAAA rally for higher pay. Many families may not be aware that their tuition dollars are not going toward enhanced teaching at GW, but instead into unspecified infrastructure and bureaucratic advancement. Let me explain: I hold a doctorate (with distinction) […]

U.S. News rankings miss the point

This week GW fell out of the top 50 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings. I wonder if the people who determine the rankings have visited our school in the last few years. When I was a freshman in 1996, the school was ranked 46th. At that time, there was no Ethernet or […]

“Where would we go?”

The Big East Conference announced Tuesday it would add Virginia Tech as a full member starting in the 2001-2002 season. In response, GW Athletic Director Jack Kvancz said Wednesday that move would have no effect on GW’s conference status, and, if he had his way, the Atlantic 10 would remain an 11-team conference for basketball. […]