The Dean of Student Affairs and Vice Provost Peter Konwerski will be stepping down at the end of this calendar year and assuming a role as a special adviser to the University President Thomas LeBlanc and Provost Forrest Maltzman, according to a GW spokesperson. Konwerski will then leave the University at the end of the academic year.
“Peter has tirelessly advocated for GW students since his days as an undergraduate here, and we are grateful for his service and commitment,” LeBlanc said in the GW Today post announcing Konwerski’s departure.
According to a University spokesperson, Konwerski worked with University leadership on plans for his transition and a search committee for his replacement will be put in place early next semester.
Konwerski has served as the Vice Provost and Dean of Student Affairs for the past seven years, following a long career as a GW student. Konwerski attended GW as an undergraduate, and went on to earn his master’s and doctorate of education there.
Konwerski, who is known by many students through his Twitter handle @GWPeterK, has not publicly stated what his intentions are for after he leaves GW other than to “pursue other professional and academic endeavors.”
A replacement for Konwerski will be named before the end of the academic year, according to the University.