It’s reassuring to see that after a bout of disorganization, the administration is directing sharper attention and more funding into essential University services. But mental health services at GW are still catching up.
August 29, 2013
Volume 110, Issue 6
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Tens of thousands stood in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial as Obama praised Martin Luther King, Jr. for ushering in the era of integration – with “a power and prophecy unmatched in our time” – that eventually shaped a nation that could elect a black president in 2008.
After a nearly two-year review of the University’s alcohol policy, students could be required to hire insured bartenders to serve alcohol at registered events on campus – a costly rule that could prompt groups to purchase more.
The University’s top administrators said GW’s efforts for expansion in China will not be hindered by the firing of Doug Guthrie as the vice president of China operations.
The University’s effort to extend its policing power off campus is gaining traction across the city, though neighborhood officials and civil liberties groups are questioning why the private police force should step out of its boundaries.
The solar panels will heat campus water systems and capture rays for electricity, Director of the Office of Sustainability Meghan Chapple-Brown said. It will be the first time the University uses solar energy for electricity on a larger scale, after two years of using a solar panels on three residence halls to heat the buildings’ water.
The University’s endowment grew 5 percent over the last year, a $70 million rebound that still kept GW’s finances plodding along and administrators planning for stubbornly small gains in the near future.
The free clinics – a top priority of last year’s Student Association – will be held monthly, rather than weekly, after another year of declining interest, the University said.