GW will not move students who contract COVID-19 or whose roommates contract COVID-19 to a separate isolation space this upcoming academic year.
Roderick French, a former professor and vice president of academic affairs, died last month after nearly 30 years of service at GW.
The Initiative includes 20 schools from the D.C. metro area, and is dedicated to crafting solutions to best address the gun violence epidemic.
Liesl Riddle, currently a vice dean for strategy at the School of Business, will take over as the head of CPS at the beginning of August.
Diaz, who as of June 30 is now GW’s former executive vice president and chief financial officer, came to GW in August 2018.
Speights said officials are entering the presidential search process without any “preconceived notions” about who the next University president should be.
GW will split the position of CFO and executive vice president – previously held by Mark Diaz – between two newly appointed officials.
The statement comes a week after the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which ended federal protection for abortions.
The release states the provost’s office appointed five officials to new positions to strengthen academic excellence and the student experience.
Jared Abramson will join Brian Blake, the former provost and current president of Georgia State University, following three years at GW.