May 14, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 1

Stories from the May 14, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Former employee sues, alleges unjust firing

A former employee is alleging GW shortchanged and fired him without a valid reason in a lawsuit expected to be delivered to the University by Tuesday. David Driscoll, a former special assistant in the Office of Teaching and Learning, is charging that the University failed to adequately compensate his extra hours of work and terminated […]

Staff Editorial: The search for a new dean

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences announced Friday that it will begin a search for a new dean following the resignation of Dean Peg Barratt, opening up an opportunity to examine what the priorities of the dean of the University’s largest and oldest school should be. As Barratt prepares to exit her deanship in […]

Law dean plans for falling enrollment

The GW Law School will enroll up to a 10 percent smaller first-year class this fall after a historically low application season, a move that will translate to fewer tuition dollars during a turbulent time for law schools nationwide. Dean Paul Schiff Berman said he has looked to downsize one of the largest top-tier law […]


Monday Cyber Strategy Panel Learn what a former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff thinks must be done to protect American interests in the cyber age. 1957 E St. – 5 p.m. Thursday Senior Class Gift Presentation Congratulate the Class of 2012 and find out if seniors met their $50,000 challenge to reach […]