August 26, 2013

Volume 110, Issue 5

Stories from the August 26, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Pushed by ambitious agenda, Guthrie takes fall

Guthrie, who was hired away from a faculty position at New York University, had big plans to double the number of endowed professors, rapidly build up a fledgling executive education program and expand to China – all while the college faced a financial deficit.

Jacob Garber: Go “big data” or go home

GW is hardly known as a pathway to Wall Street, so it would serve both the business school and its students by investing in this niche undergraduate discipline. Students will be able to take advantage of the earnings potential of the field without paying for graduate school, and the University will be able to further its goal of connecting its colleges through interdisciplinary education.