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President LeBlanc delivered his first Commencement charge to the class of 2018.
Dr. LeBlanc outlined his strategic initiatives for GW and shared recent progress on his priority of enhancing the undergraduate student experience.
“These investments benefit our entire university community and support our continued growth as a comprehensive global research institution," Dr. LeBlanc said.
Dr. LeBlanc highlighted the university’s efforts to improve the student experience, including a new dining plan and residence hall plans.
In a toast for NEXT students, George Washington President Thomas LeBlanc called the exhibition an “impressive display.”
President of the Republic of France visits GW; “This is truly an ‘Only at GW’ moment,” Dr. LeBlanc said.
GW President Thomas LeBlanc said, “You exemplify this community’s aspiration to seek preeminence in all that we do."
President Thomas LeBlanc committed to continuing to support GW’s leadership in sustainability.
President Thomas LeBlanc shared university priorities with GW community members in Boston.
President LeBlanc’s own story is one in which financial aid played a substantial role, he told attendees.
The site provides new information about the university’s five strategic initiatives and brings them under the theme “Together, We Raise High.”
Dr. LeBlanc emphasized in opening remarks that GW’s excellence “relies wholly on the ability of all of us to work together.”
Dr. LeBlanc explains how the bond issue will enhance the student experience.
President LeBlanc spoke with students about his path from computer science student to university leader.
Dr. LeBlanc discussed the value of taking chances and taking advantage of opportunities.
Now in its 29th year, the SJT Scholarship Program gifts tuition, room, board, books and fees to exceptional students.
Three-time Olympic medalist and GW alumna Elana Meyers Taylor will be awarded an honorary degree.
Event is one of several steps President Thomas LeBlanc said the university would take after an offensive social media post.
Former University of Miami budget and planning leader to join GW on Aug. 1.
This year, President LeBlanc will donate $1,000 to new student space on campus for every 1 percent of the senior class that makes a recurring gift.
GW President Thomas LeBlanc said the changes are intended to improve the undergraduate student experience.
University and student leaders stress the importance of steps to foster diversity and inclusion.
Mandatory diversity training for all incoming students among steps university will take in response to offensive social media post.
The Washington Post spent a day with Dr. LeBlanc, learning about his background and the university's priorities.
President Thomas LeBlanc will travel around the United States to meet with members of the GW community and share his vision for GW.
At the meeting, Dr. LeBlanc encouraged faculty members to try a thought experiment: If given $1 billion to move GW forward, where would they spend it?
GW President Thomas LeBlanc welcomed participants at Lisner, encouraging them to continue working to improve lives.
Dr. LeBlanc thanks university community for feedback, notes start of progress on key priorities.
The annual event celebrated faculty and staff contributions to GW.
Celebration brings semester to a close with festive music, delicious food, GW swag giveaways and a time to reflect on the year past.
The arrival of Thomas LeBlanc, changes to DACA and Title IX, and research coverage ranked among GW Today’s most-read pieces this semester.
President Thomas LeBlanc also provided an update on his five priorities.
Dr. LeBlanc and Mrs. LeBlanc make an appearance in the GW holiday video.
Dr. LeBlanc said he was “delighted to continue this tradition” with Dr. Keidar, whose accomplishments make GW proud.
Dr. LeBlanc said GWI has bridged research, education and action to advance gender equality and reduce violence and discrimination against women and girls.
Donna Arbide, a University of Miami official with more than 30 years of experience in the field, will join GW in March.
George Washington President Thomas LeBlanc spoke about the tradition and importance of endowed professorships, adding that Dr. Kohrt “is a worthy recipient of this great honor.”
Students, faculty, staff and guests came together to commemorate the university's 17th president.
George Washington President Thomas LeBlanc spoke about his goals for the university during a town hall livestreamed on Facebook.
Dr. LeBlanc delivered an inaugural address that was part reflection on a historic institution, part aspiration for what the university community will achieve.
University community members, including George Washington President Thomas LeBlanc, attend wreath-laying ceremony Friday on Kogan Plaza.
The wife of Dr. LeBlanc says her time at GW will be informed by her history as a first-generation college student and her husband’s priority to improve the student experience.
The site for the inauguration of Thomas LeBlanc as George Washington University’s 17th president offers information on events, tips for travelers coming to D.C.
The event will formally install GW’s 17th President Thomas J. LeBlanc.
President Thomas LeBlanc reiterated his administrative priorities and emphasized the importance of “scholarship in all its forms.”
Dr. LeBlanc said in opening remarks that although he has only been at GW a few months, he already has been impressed by its students and alumni.
This year, all board committees and task forces also provided reports during the regular session.
George Washington President Thomas LeBlanc held a community meeting with faculty and staff.
Two-week fitness challenge offers Apple Watch, lunch and bragging rights to individuals and teams in GW community who log the most steps.
Thomas LeBlanc emphasizes need to integrate experiences between multiple campuses.
Series of meetings continues after three held on Foggy Bottom Campus in September.
George Washington President Thomas LeBlanc moderated the event featuring D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin.
Dr. LeBlanc addresses Title IX guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Education.
Neighborhood amenities will be offered as part of the redevelopment project.
Dr. LeBlanc outlined five areas of focus during the first meeting of the 2017-18 Faculty Senate.
Nine GW alumni were killed during terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The university community paused Monday to mourn and celebrate their lives.
At official freshman Convocation and day of welcome, GW students, faculty and staff put in work at 40 sites around Washington, D.C.
Institutional culture, undergraduate experience, research and fundraising are among President LeBlanc’s areas of focus.
Dr. LeBlanc on his nickname, time travel, hobbies, food, music and the question—dog or cat?
President Thomas LeBlanc told a group of local community members that GW is committed to being a good neighbor.
Ability to admit students without regard to origin, ethnicity or proof of residency status makes GW a “better institution,” says President LeBlanc.
The first three will take place this week on the Foggy Bottom Campus at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday and noon Friday.
Ceremony introduces new post-baccalaureate Colonials to administrators—including President Thomas LeBlanc—faculty and colleagues.
Colonials marked the start of the academic year with lemonade with the LeBlancs at F Street House and the annual First Night celebration.
The George Washington University's Virginia Science and Technology Campus welcomed President Thomas LeBlanc to the campus's Proud to Be GW celebration on Tuesday outside of Enterprise Hall.
Colonials from seven decades met the LeBlancs and joined the weekend celebration at the Charles E. Smith Center.
Annual employee celebration gave staffers an opportunity to meet the new university president.
In message to the university community, Dr. LeBlanc says, "we must condemn acts of racism and hate."
President Thomas LeBlanc and his wife, Anne, thank the George Washington University community for a warm welcome and say they look forward to the upcoming academic year.
More than 100 GW community members gathered to greet President Thomas LeBlanc on his first day.
George Washington President Thomas LeBlanc opens a three-day conference on scientific integrity and knowledge sharing.
GW's 17th president thanks community for warm welcome and says he looks forward to new academic year.
The coming weeks will include meetings and events with members of the university community as Thomas LeBlanc and his wife, Anne, settle into their new home on campus.
Names Aristide Collins chief of staff and Betty Freyre director of administration for president’s office.
GW’s incoming president talks about his preparation for the job, GW’s strong points and other issues.
Dr. LeBlanc addressed members of the university community on Friday, saying that leading GW will be a great honor, challenge and "incredibly exciting adventure."
Dr. LeBlanc brings extensive experience in academic leadership, innovation and budgetary management.
Board of Trustees Chair Nelson Carbonell said the search committee continues to receive nominations.
More than 100 candidates have been nominated for university president.
After a series of community town halls, the Board of Trustees has developed its profile for the next university leader.
Board of Trustees hosts 11 town halls to hear from students, faculty, staff and alumni.
Faculty Consultative Committee to include 16 faculty members, including non-tenure track and specialized faculty.
Forums for students, faculty, staff and alumni will be held on campus the week of Sept 12.
Executive search firm Isaacson, Miller has been selected to assist in the university's search for its 17th president.
Trustee Madeleine Jacobs will chair the 19-member group tasked with identifying candidates to be the university’s next leader.