Provost Newsletter

  • April 1, 2024

    George Mason University President Gregory Washington will host two 90-minute town halls to discuss the state of the university, and to engage with faculty and staff, later this month.

  • February 19, 2024

    To better assist Mason’s expanding research activities and provide enhanced support to faculty, the Research Administration Management Portal (RAMP) project will soon introduce a handful of new, easy-to-use tools. In the coming months, new “modules” will assist with managing research involving human subjects, streamlining payroll reporting, overseeing animal care, and adhering to export regulations.

  • February 5, 2024

    The Global Education Office is reimagining and redesigning its vision while it prepares students for success in an increasing international and interconnected world and expands Mason’s global footprint.

  • January 15, 2024

    After a thorough and collaborative process led by the Office of the University Registrar and the Faculty Senate, George Mason University has modified its four-year academic calendar, delaying the start of the fall 2024 semester by one week, among other changes.

  • December 6, 2023

    Anne Osterman has been appointed as dean of the University Libraries and university librarian. 

  • December 4, 2023

    Mason history and art history doctoral student Timmia King is eager to explore new topics and gain insight into different people and their lives. With the support of a Graduate Inclusion and Access (GIA) Scholarship, she is able to delve into African American archives and cultivate attention and value to overlooked and obscured experiences

  • November 8, 2023

    The student lifecycle transformation is a university-wide initiative, aligned with Mason's strategic direction. The overarching aim is to deliver a unique and distinctive student experience that fosters lifelong engagement.

  • October 26, 2023

    Provost Mark Ginsberg gives his farewell address before departing George Mason University to become the 15th president of Towson University.

  • October 30, 2023

    Interim Provost Ken Walsh and University Life Vice President Rose Pascarell introduce two important resources that will help the Mason community use the “right words” to discuss mental health and mental illness, and stress the importance of student accommodations.

  • October 16, 2023

    In this issue, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning shares information on student enrollment.