Former SA President Erika Feinman presented the Board with a list of recommendations detailing how to add a student to the University’s highest governing body.
The announcement marked the signature achievement of the University’s efforts to use donations to fund campus projects. But even as the milestone passed, officials said there were still areas of the University that had not been fully explored as sources of donations.
The University will expand its undergraduate financial aid pool by about 8 percent next fiscal year, the highest one-year increase since 2011.
Around 300 seniors crammed into the grand ballroom of the Marvin Center Friday afternoon to raise a champagne flute to a record number of donations from the senior class and their upcoming commencement.
Nelson Carbonell, the chairman of the Board, recognized Knapp in a resolution that listed Knapp’s accomplishments as University president.
Officials and faculty said the University will lose a methodical and subdued leader who made progress on many of the biggest goals on his agenda.
About a year after naming a director, the autism institute plans to expand its collaborations across the country.
Board of Trustees Chairman Nelson Carbonell declined to give the SA Senate a clear answer on whether the University will divest its holdings in fossil fuels.
University officials have yet to release information about the diversity of the presidential pool despite diversity being a major priority of the search.
Groups from across GW want the next University president to strengthen existing fundraising strategies and identify new ones.