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Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Professors Gate

 
 
Professors Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 15, 2017
1. Professors Gate Marker
Inscription.
Professors Gate

is dedicated to
The George Washington University faculty
who have guided GW students since 1821
when President James Monroe and
The Congress of the United States chartered this institution.

On the recommendation of
The George Washington University President
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg

The George Washington University Alumni Association
resolves on January 29, 1997
to express the gratitude of countless students
whose lives were enriched
and whose development was nourished
by GS's professors.

With respect, affection and thanks, the faculty is celebrated
for their innumerable contributions to the lives of their students
and the many families, communities, professions and civic institutions
their students have served.

The George Washington Alumni Association
Alexia Morrison, JD '72, President
Eugene I. Lambert, BA '57, President-elect
Pastor Farinas, MEA '72, Treasurer
Detta Voesar, BA '68, MA '70, Secretary
John L. Chaney, Jr., BA '53, LLB '57, Immediate Past President

The George Washington University
Washington, DC

Board of Trustees
Everett H. Bellows, BA '39, MA '41, Chairman Emeritus
Oliver T. Carr,
Professors Gate Marker with Gate in background image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 15, 2017
2. Professors Gate Marker with Gate in background
Jr., Chairman Emeritus
John D. Zeglis, Chariman
Charles T. Manatt, JD '62, Vice Chairman
Nancy Broyhill, BA '65, Secretary
Carolynn Reid-Wallace, PhD '81, Assistant Secretary

Faculty Senate Executive Committee
John G. Boswell, AB '53, AM '56, EdD '63, Chair

Student Association
Damian McKenna, BA '97, President
Dianne Gayoski, BA '97, Executive Vice President

 
Erected 1997 by The George Washington University.
 
Location. 38° 53.946′ N, 77° 2.805′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 21st Street NW north of G Street NW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Midcampus Walk, Washington DC 20052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Teller (a few steps from this marker); Announcement of the Atomic Age (a few steps from this marker); At GW, Being Bright Comes Naturally (within shouting distance of this marker); George Gamow (within shouting distance of this marker); A Bench By The Road (within shouting distance of this marker); GW's River Horse
Professors Gate image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 15, 2017
3. Professors Gate
(within shouting distance of this marker); Ingrid Bergman (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Free Mandela (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
Categories. Education
 
Memorial Plaque to the right of the Professors Gate image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 15, 2017
4. Memorial Plaque to the right of the Professors Gate

Knowledge
and
Scholarship
Not Forgotten

The George Washington University
Washington, DC

Myrna Pike Lee
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Born 1936
Died 2017


On December 15, 2017, the plaque was observed with a wreath and ribbons.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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