Students living on campus can now visit other residence halls this summer, but non-residential students are still prohibited from entry.
May 24, 2021
Volume 118, Issue 4
Stories from the May 24, 2021 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The Colonials took home their first solo A-10 title last week and capped off a historic season with their first NCAA tournament appearance last Saturday.
STEM faculty members said LeBlanc had a tough time garnering community support of his goal to strengthen GW’s STEM profile.
Trustees have commended the president’s leadership during his time at GW in various statements, dating back to when they first hired him in 2017.
Student leaders said LeBlanc failed to failed to prioritize student input in decision-making during LeBlanc’s rocky tenure.
LeBlanc’s plans to direct more resources to STEM minimized trust and confidence among liberal arts faculty who criticized his leadership throughout his tenure.
They said the announcement he will be stepping down in May 2022 comes as no surprise given the ongoing tensions between him and the GW community.
To move forward, GW must return to our unique model of shared governance based on the Faculty Code, and avoid the destructive errors of the past year.
A timeline of the controversies that sparked rising tensions between University President Thomas LeBlanc and members of the GW community, many of whom called for his resignation.
Host Alec Rich speaks with professors Erin Chapman and Andrew Zimmerman about LeBlanc’s decision to leave GW.