Student Association executive cabinet members voted to remove Christian Zidouemba as SA president on July 1, but Zidouemba retained the presidency.
Fifty student leaders signed an open letter calling on the University to remove Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas from its payroll.
A week after officials announced the moniker’s retirement, advocates for the change welcomed the decision while others called on officials to keep the moniker.
The proposed changes will enhance protections and alter the language to include sexual orientation and gender identity for LGBTQ+ students.
Student volunteers spent 472 hours sorting through 45,000 pounds of clothing, 6,000 pounds of household items and 2,100 pounds of food.
Tapscott was responsible for influencing policies that impact underrepresented students and leading efforts to improve diversity and inclusion at GW.
In the past four years, Petty lived in student residence halls and led the Colonial Health Center as vice president of student affairs and dean of students.
The ceremony included student and faculty awards and remarks from faculty, a student and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
More than half a dozen speakers congratulated the Class of 2022 and recognized Monumental Alumni through honorary degrees and awards.
Even without GW football games to attend, Commencement student speaker Vishva Bhatt said she forged a tight bond to her class in the past four years.