College, Inc.: GWU

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 01/21/2011

Lottery winners donate $1.1 million to GWU

George Washington University alumnus Gilbert Cisneros and his wife Jacki, who won $266 million earlier this year in the California State Lottery, have pledged $1.1 million to his alma mater. Of the total, $1 million will go to create a...

By Daniel de Vise  |  04:14 PM ET, 01/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Development, Development | Tags:  GWU lottery winners, Gilbert Cisneros, lottery winner donates to GW

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 12/04/2010

GWU med-school official takes sabbatical

John F. "Skip" Williams, senior vice provost and second-highest-compensated employee of George Washington University, will take a year-long sabbatical starting in January, the university announced late Friday. As reported in The Washington Post the other day, numerous sources reported that...

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Categories:  Administration | Tags:  GWU medical school, George Washington medical school, James Scott GWU, Skip Williams GWU

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 11/02/2010

The 20 most expensive dorms

Parents complain about rising tuition, but that's only the largest component of a significantly larger "comprehensive" fee to attend a residential college.

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Categories:  Finance, Finance | Tags:  AU, American University, GWU, Georgetown, Hopkins, JHU, most expensive colleges, most expensive dorms, most expensive tuition, most expensive universities

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 10/20/2010

Most expensive colleges: GU, GWU getting cheaper?

The latest edition of CampusGrotto's tally of most expensive colleges is out. It's trivial, I guess, but oddly addictive. Colleges presumably go to great lengths to avoid being at the top of this list, which members of the news media...

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:10 AM ET, 10/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Finance, Finance, Finance | Tags:  GWU, Georgetown, highest tuition, most expensive colleges, most expensive universities