The Faculty Senate called on officials to rely on furloughs and layoffs as a last resort in mitigating the fiscal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on GW.
Provost Brian Blake said officials will likely take at least one residence hall offline to be used for quarantined students “at the very minimal.”
Former Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans was fined $35,000 by the city’s ethics board Friday for breaking the D.C. Council’s code of conduct.
All newly admitted graduate students in the Elliott School of International Affairs will be able to take up to nine credits online this fall.
The GW Hospital will expand its Ebola care unit to increase its capacity for infectious disease treatment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A local governing body voted to repair the city’s unemployment insurance system that workers have used when applying for financial relief during the pandemic.
Candidates vying for the Ward 2 D.C. Council seat discussed COVID-19 financial relief and different forms of inequity in an online forum Monday.
University President Thomas LeBlanc said earlier this month that officials are actively developing contingency plans for hybrid or remote instruction.
Provost Brian Blake said officials have “listened” to concerns about Ilana Feldman’s appointment as interim dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs.
All fall study abroad programs are canceled and GW-affiliated, non-essential global travel is postponed “until further notice.”