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Advancing a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

Posted: March 21, 2016 at 6:06 pm, Last Updated: March 24, 2016 at 7:28 pm

Dear Mason Patriot, One of the first things I experienced when I became president of George Mason University was hearing people talk about the extraordinary diversity that exists on our campus. I was struck by the consistency of that message no matter whom I spoke with—students, faculty, staff, alumni, community leaders. When I arrived on […]

Letter to the Mason Community – July 2013

Posted: July 3, 2013 at 11:42 am, Last Updated: July 3, 2013 at 2:21 pm

It’s been one year since I joined George Mason University, and I wanted to say thank you. Thank you for helping Beth, Alex, Emily and me feel at home from the moment we arrived. Thank you for helping us understand and appreciate this very special institution. But most importantly, thank you for all you do for Mason. As I learned about the multiple elements of the Mason community, I have been constantly impressed and inspired by the caliber of people I have encountered, their professionalism and dedication to our students and to making our university the special place it is.

Letter to the Mason Community – January 2013

Posted: January 28, 2013 at 9:00 am, Last Updated: July 3, 2013 at 12:11 pm

What an exciting year was 2012! It is hard to believe how much has happened at George Mason University in the mere six months since I arrived. I am delighted with the progress we have made on a number of different fronts and very grateful for the assistance I have received from so many of you.

Video: Mastering Complexity

Posted: September 13, 2012 at 9:15 am, Last Updated: October 15, 2012 at 11:56 am

World Economic Forum, Video from the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2012, Tianjin, China.
What are the core competencies for leaders in today’s interdependent and hyperconnected world?

Strategic Shifts: The Future of Human Capital

Posted: September 12, 2012 at 11:08 am, Last Updated: October 15, 2012 at 11:58 am

Link to a blog entry and video from the World Economic Forum, Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2012, Tianjin, China.