After GW chooses the law school’s dean this summer, the new leader will have to grapple with slumping enrollment and pressure to rethink what experts have called an unsustainable business model.
May 19, 2014
Volume 111, Issue 3
Stories from the May 19, 2014 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
A large portion of the $4 million set aside for residence halls this summer will go toward renovating The Dakota for first time since the University bought the building in 1999.
Michael Brown has spent the past nine years cultivating a school in which students can network and faculty can conduct research without having to worry about a loss in funding or cuts to programs.
School of Business department chairs will lobby their new dean for a decentralized budget.
The University’s highest governing body approved $233 million of graduate and undergraduate financial aid pool at the groups meeting on Friday.
The University will spend $3 million to spread counseling and health services across two floors in the Marvin Center this year, an investment the Board of Trustees approved Friday.
A D.C. lawyer who has spent almost a decade digging into the inner workings of GW says he may have found a case within the business school that will be hard to ignore.
Shenkman said he chose Ivory Tower, which opened in 2004, to bear his name because it fit the size of his $5 million gift.
After a tense year between faculty and administrators, Charles Garris has emerged as a strong faculty advocate, pushing for open discussions with the University’s top leaders, while also serving as a compromiser.
Officials will spend the next several months debating whether to raise tuition at the Corcoran College of Art + Design to GW’s full price, a decision that would make it one of the most expensive art degrees in the country.