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Sarah Larimer is a general assignment reporter for The Washington Post. She has previously worked at the Associated Press, TBD.com and Grantland.
The president of George Mason University called for a review of all active financial gift agreements in May, after acknowledging that some did not meet academic independence standards.
"By not removing him completely from the school, Rainford has the opportunity to begin rebuilding relationships with faculty and staff," a university spokeswoman said.
"My anxieties about the center’s civil-discourse mission and general future were exacerbated by the appointment as a senior fellow of one of the Trump Administration’s most partisan ‘warriors,’ " Douglas Blackmon wrote.
At universities across the country, students shaped by violence and protests start anew.
After mold was found in a residence hall at the University of Maryland, students decamped to hotels as officials started to clean the building, an effort expected to continue in October.
The alert, which students received Monday evening, was prompted by information from AccuWeather, a private company that sometimes works with public bodies.
“Do you want to support the athletic department, or the students? That's the conflict,” one student said.
The former student filed the lawsuit against the university earlier this year.
Revelations explain the absence of Kevin Anderson, who resigned in April after six-month sabbatical.