The letter urges Congress to allow immigrant students who grew up in the United States to gain lawful permanent residence and earn American citizenship.
Faculty will not be allowed to ask students or staff about their vaccination statuses or encourage them to wear a mask in their classrooms.
Officials are looking to hire events staff after many in the department were laid off last year to mitigate the financial impact of the pandemic.
University President Thomas LeBlanc said he expected the renaming committee to finalize their recommendations by the end of the past academic year.
Students will not have an option to take classes remotely during the upcoming academic year, officials said in an email Wednesday.
Officials will rename the building following years of protests over its namesake’s legacy of upholding racial segregation while serving as University president.
Deputy general counsel Charles Barber was named as the University’s interim vice president and general counsel.
Bracey joined GW Law as a faculty member in 2008 and previously served as the school’s senior associate dean for academic affairs and interim dean.
The announcement came hours after President Joe Biden signed legislation into law dedicating Juneteenth as a national holiday.
Officials said they are choosing between two proposals and that delays were caused by firms needing “more information” than anticipated.