Overseen by the George Washington University Board of Trustees, our leadership team is committed to providing a unique and rigorous education to our students while creating a path of transformative growth to further solidify our position as one of the world’s premier research universities.
Led by chair Grace Speights, a 1982 alumna of GW Law, the board is responsible for our university's governance. The board plays a key role in:
- determining how the university will meet the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead
- overseeing fiscal, academic and physical operations
- providing leadership for the GW strategic initiatives, which are designed to enhance academics and student life