- August 3, 2022
The George Mason University Board of Visitors (BOV) elected a new rector and welcomed four new members Friday, July 29, as part of the governing body’s annual two-day planning conference and meeting.
- June 9, 2022
Melissa Broeckelman-Post ran unopposed this spring for a second one-year term as senate chair. Under her leadership, the senate formed the Task Force on Reimagining Faculty Roles and Rewards to better recognize ways that faculty contribute to the university through teaching, research, advising, community service, and other actions. The task force plans to have an implementation proposal this fall.
- May 20, 2022
The largest graduating class of any Virginia public university this year, Mason's Class of 2022 had the distinction of graduating as part of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration.
- Mason’s Spring 2022 graduation honors a diverse graduating class, including more than 25 percent first-generation studentsMay 18, 2022
Mason will award more than 9,700 degrees—and about 800 certificates—at the university’s first in-person Spring Graduation since 2019, and the one that coincides with the university’s 50th anniversary as an independent institution.
- May 9, 2022
Mason BOV approves FY 22-23 budget, College of Public Health name change and president’s contract extension.
- George Mason University Board of Visitors to consider 2022-2023 tuition at May meeting; public comment period extendedApril 11, 2022
The George Mason University Board of Visitors (BOV) will consider a new tuition proposal for the 2022-2023 academic year as part of strategic and budget planning to help fulfill the vision for inclusive excellence.
- March 30, 2022
Stu Shea, president, chairman, and CEO of Peraton, a Virginia-based national security company, will be the featured speaker at George Mason University’s Spring Commencement.
- March 16, 2022
John Tilghman “Til” Hazel Jr., the visionary real estate lawyer and developer who recognized the impact George Mason University could have as the anchor of a region he principally transformed from pasture to prominence, died March 15. He was 91.
- March 9, 2022
Dietra Trent, special advisor to George Mason University President Gregory Washington, has been named executive director of the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity Through Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
- March 8, 2022
Duke University professor and author Jennifer C. Nash gave this year's virtual Sojourner Truth Lecture, cosponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Program and the African and African American Studies Program.