Statement: Office of the President

  • June 28, 2021

    We are just six weeks away from the kickoff of the fall 2021 semester, and I am thrilled to confirm that the campuses of George Mason University will be fully open to welcome a record number of students.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • November 2, 2022

    While we make an earnest effort to respond to a number of crises being experienced by all our students, when these crises involve significant loss of life or undue physical violence, we try to respond to the broader community. 

  • July 13, 2022

    An update on the process Mason will follow to distribute this year’s increase in base compensation for all state employees.

  • June 22, 2022

    In the coming days, the United States Supreme Court is expected to hand down several landmark decisions of a magnitude that may provoke vocal, public reactions from people on all sides of the issues being adjudicated. We also know the impact of those decisions may weigh differently, and have different consequences, for different community members.

  • May 24, 2022

    Now, the summer season is upon us, and as many of us look forward to time away with friends and family, we must remember that COVID isn’t taking a summer break.