BOV Extends President’s Contract

Posted: May 19, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Late Wednesday, George Mason University’s Board of Visitors (BOV) approved a six-year contract extension for President Alan G. Merten.

Citing the outstanding leadership provided by Merten, Edwin Meese III, rector of the BOV, said, “Dr. Merten has provided the leadership and direction the university needs to become a great university. The board has great confidence in his ability to lead the university to even greater accomplishments in the next six years, and we look forward to working with him to achieve these goals.”

In a recent statement, Merten commented on the “extraordinary opportunities that exist at George Mason University and the significant strides in every category that defines universities of high quality.”

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