Gregory M. Weight, Ph.D. 


Gregory M. Weight was named President of the Washington Internship Institute in June 2014. As President of the Washington Internship Institute, Dr. Weight oversees all aspects of the Institute's programs, including the internship and faculty fellows programs. Greg is committed to the mission of the Washington Internship Institute to provide active learning grounded in academic disciplines and personal reflection to students through quality, ideally suited internships. His aim as President is to continue the standard set by founder Mary Ryan to provide students with personal attention and guidance, colleges and universities with evidence of student achievement and growth, and internship sponsors with timely support.

In his previous position as Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at Ursinus College, he oversaw a variety of programs related to student achievement and worked to integrate classroom and experiential learning. He also spearheaded efforts to improve student retention and assessment of student achievement and learning. Greg served as faculty adviser to students and student organizations and taught courses in literature, writing, and cultural studies. He has published and presented on a range of higher education issues, including diversity, assessment, and undergraduate research.

Dr. Weight received his B.A. from Pomona College and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Delaware.