President of the George Washington University
The President of the George Washington University is the chief executive officer of the George Washington University, appointed by the GW Board of Trustees and charged "to establish the University's vision, oversee its teaching and research mission and guide its future."
|President of The George Washington University|
|Appointer||GW Board of Trustees|
|First holder||William Staughton|
|Website||Office of the President|
The current president of The George Washington University is Mark S. Wrighton. In September 2021, University officials announced Wrighton would succeed incumbent Thomas LeBlanc in an interim capacity, until a permanent replacement could be found. Wrighton took office on 1 January 2022.