Statements from the Office of the President

  • September 26, 2023
    This is a great university, filled with inspiring students, faculty, and staff – we deserve better. And I have reached out to The Heritage Foundation with precisely that message, plus an invitation.
  • September 22, 2023
    Statement from the President
  • September 1, 2023
    The current situation at WVU is heart-breaking, but it is not predictive of our own future.
  • August 28, 2023
    This university is wholly devoted to maintaining a community that is safe, dignifying, and welcoming to every individual. Accordingly, when accusations come forward that suggest this standard has not been met, we take them very seriously.
  • August 25, 2023
    This fall, George Mason University became the first public four-year university in the history of the Commonwealth of Virginia to welcome more than 40,000 students.
  • August 2, 2023
    It is with many emotions that I share with you news that one of George Mason University’s finest, Executive Vice President and Provost Mark Ginsberg, will be leaving our ranks to assume the presidency of Towson University.
  • June 29, 2023
    Today’s United States Supreme Court decision barring the consideration of race for college admissions will not disrupt admissions operations at George Mason University, because Mason does not factor race into its admissions decisions.
  • April 24, 2023
    Joined by students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and elected officials from around the Commonwealth, we announced the launch of Mason Now: Power the Possible — a $1 billion campaign for George Mason University. 
  • March 27, 2023
    Over the past two years, the Mason community has undergone significant introspection through various strategic planning and branding exercises, and challenged ourselves to answer fundamental questions of who we are, who we wish to be, and why anyone should care. In other words, what does it mean to be a Patriot?
  • January 30, 2023
    For many in our community, the last month has been particularly troubling as our nation and world have weathered horrific tragedies, most recently with Friday’s release of the video showing the murder of Tyre Nichols.
  • November 14, 2022
    University President Gregory Washington offers words of solidarity in the wake of the University of Virginia and University of Idaho shootings occurring over the weekend
  • November 8, 2022
    We want Iranian students and faculty to know that we do indeed hear you, and we stand with you.