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Ellen M. Granberg 

19th President of the George Washington University 

 


 

Ellen M. Granberg is the 19th President of the George Washington University, a preeminent research university and the largest institution of higher education in the nation’s capital.

An accomplished academic leader, Dr. Granberg has a record of strengthening teaching and research excellence across disciplines, supporting a diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty, and staff, and collaborating with all stakeholders to drive transformative change and increase institutional prominence. She became the first woman to serve as GW’s President when she took office on July 1, 2023.

Previously, Dr. Granberg served as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and was a professor and senior leader at Clemson University.

 

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Recent University News

 

Message Regarding Police Activity in University Yard

May 8, 2024

A message from President Ellen M. Granberg and Provost Christopher Alan Bracey to the GW community regarding the police activity in University Yard.

Message Regarding the Ongoing Campus Protests

May 5, 2024

A message from President Ellen M. Granberg to the GW community regarding the ongoing protest activity.

Message from President Granberg and Provost Bracey on Protest Activity, April 28

April 28, 2024

A message to the GW community regarding the recent university protest activity on April 28, 2024.