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."[1]

President of The George Washington University
Incumbent
Mark S. Wrighton

since 1 January 2022
AppointerGW Board of Trustees
Formation1821 (1821)
First holderWilliam Staughton
WebsiteOffice 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.[2] Wrighton took office on 1 January 2022.


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