Category: administration

Faculty Raises Concerns at Presidential Search Forum

Students and faculty raise concerns over process of finding Mason’s next university president BY JACK HARVEY ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; HAILEY BULLIS AND DANA NICKEL CO EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Mason’s Presidential Search Committee convened in an open forum to hear from students and…

Resident Dining and Parking and Transportation Town Hall

Administration answers students’ questions about parking, dining and scooters BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason Housing and Residence Life hosted a town hall with administrative staff from Mason Dining, Auxiliary Enterprises, and Parking and Transportation on Wednesday, Oct. 23….

A One-On-One With President Holton

  Anne Holton shares her vision and goals for her administration; talks funding, transparency BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR It started with a phone call. Interim President Anne Holton was preparing for her fall courses as a professor at Mason…

Mason to Fully Integrate Chosen Name Policy by 2022

Town hall meeting addresses name policies and provides a time for integration BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER In an effort to further the goal of inclusive community Mason hopes to foster, Josh Kinchen, associate director for LGBTQ resources, spoke about…

An Inside Look at Faculty Senate

Davis discusses her role as the new chair of the faculty senate BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI, STAFF WRITER Dr. Shannon Davis, a professor of family sociology, was elected to serve as the chair of Mason’s faculty senate after serving as a…

Koch Uncovered

Editorial Note: Since September 2017, the Fourth Estate investigative team has been gathering information on the relationship between GMU and billionaire donor Charles Koch. The following stories are part of a series in which we will release everything we have…

Transparent GMU lawsuit update

Students and community members rallied on campus and outside Fairfax County courthouse in support By Sarah Bassil, Staff Writer Students from Transparent GMU and members of the Mason community gathered outside Merten Hall on Tuesday, April 24, with one clear…

Koch Uncovered: Part 3

Inside the Charles Koch Foundation’s “partnership” with Mason By Dana Nickel, Ashley Stewart, Olivia Vermane, Staff Writers; Alexander Shedd, Assistant News Editor  “Twenty million dollars gets you a bench at Georgetown, but [20 million dollars] gets you a law school…

Koch Uncovered: Part 2

Mason faculty express concerns over administration’s lack of transparency By Dana Nickel, Ashley Stewart, Olivia Vermane, Staff Writers; Alexander Shedd, News Assistant Editor Editorial Note: In Koch Uncovered: Part 1, the Fourth Estate investigative team described how billionaire businessman Charles…