Special Committee on the Marvin Center Name
Update - June 29, 2021: The university announced that it will change the name of the Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, following a decision by the Board of Trustees and the recommendation of the Special Committee on the Marvin Center Name. The building will now be referred to as the University Student Center.
The George Washington University’s Special Committee on the Marvin Center Name was chaired by Roger Fairfax, Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law, and included faculty, students, staff and alumni representatives charged with researching and evaluating the merits of the request for reconsideration of the naming of the Marvin Center.
The committee met regularly to conduct its work and provided opportunities for members of the university community to share feedback during the process.