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GENEVIEVE GRESSER/THE HOYA
Georgetown’s endowment and donations to the university funded 23.2 percent of undergraduate scholarships, with the remainder being funded from the university’s operating expenses.

Financial Resources Constrain Georgetown Aid Packages

In the 2016 fiscal year, Georgetown’s endowment and donations to the university funded 23.2 percent of undergraduate scholarships, according to Dean of Student Financial Services Patricia McWade. Over the past 10 years, the university has withdrawn $590 million from its $1.5 billion endowment, 39 percent, to fund academic research, professorships[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY JACOB MAXIM
Members of the Licensing and Oversight Committee are pushing for increased transparency in negotiations between the university and Nike.

Committee Urges Nike Negotiation Transparency

Leading up to Georgetown’s update today on the progress of its negotiations with Nike, members of Georgetown’s Licensing and Oversight Committee, which advises the university on its licensing agreeements, called for increased transparency in the contract negotiation process. Georgetown’s current contract with the footwear manufacturing multinational company is set to[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

US Health Secretary Defends Affordable Care Act

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell defended the increase of Affordable Care Act midlevel premiums by an average of 25 percent next year, citing the benefits of the health care program for millions of Americans who were uninsured in 2010 in Gaston Hall on Wednesday.[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Satirical Chicken Madness Ticket Wins First GUSA Election

Perennial satirical candidate Wisemiller’s Chicken Madness sandwich won one of the uncontested off-campus seats by write-in vote in Thursday’s Georgetown University Student Association senate election. This is Chicken Madness’ first reported victory in a GUSA election, although Election Commissioner Grady Willard (SFS ’17) said the Election Commission will recommend that[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top