Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is The George Washington University of Peace University (GWUP)’s governing body. It carries the ultimate responsibility for our overall strategic direction and for the management of our finances, property and affairs generally, including the employment arrangements for all staff.

One role of the Board to satisfy itself that work being undertaken on its behalf, whether by committees or by officers, is consistent with corporate objectives and is within the bounds of accepted good practice.

The Board meets formally at least five times in each academic year. Its membership of 15 has a majority of persons who are not employed by the University, known as lay members. The Chair of the Board of Governors. Members of the Senate, members of the support staff and a student representative also serve on the Board. The Board of Governors has 15 members.