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The university's board of directors approved a design study for a temporary replacement for the shuttered Kehoe Field.

University Advances Plan to Temporarily Repair Kehoe Field

The university advanced a plan to construct a temporary replacement for Kehoe Field after the board of directors approved a design study yesterday. The announcement marks the first major step by the university toward replacing the field, which sits atop Yates Field House, after nearly two years of lobbying from[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Bring the Board to Students’ Level

The Georgetown University board of directors consists of extraordinarily influential and accomplished figures in various fields and accords. This 38-person group has the final say on any significant decision made for the Georgetown University community — from tuition, to the campus plan, to whether our endowment should be divested from[Read More…]

Historic Financial Aid Increase Announced

Despite Georgetown University’s relatively low endowment, the Georgetown Board of Directors announced its approval of the university’s largest-ever increase in financial aid for students in the coming academic year Feb. 16. Georgetown will invest over $177 million next year in financial aid, a record increase of eight percent from this[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Board of Directors Appoints New Chair

Businessman William J. Doyle (CAS ’72) was elected as Georgetown’s next chair of the board of directors, effective July 1. Doyle, the current vice chair, succeeds former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue (CAS ’62), who has served as chair since 2009. Tagliabue will remain on the board as its vice chair[Read More…]


University Pulls out of Coal Investments

The decision came Thursday, as the third day of board meetings came to a close. GU Fossil Free, an organization dedicated to full divestment from fossil fuel companies, expressed disappointment with the vote in a statement released shortly following the announcement. “GU Fossil Free maintains that this is not a[Read More…]

by June 5, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Members of GU Fossil Free, after the release of the board's decision.

Board Resolution Ends Direct Investment in Coal

The university’s board of directors voted today to cease direct investment in coal companies, affirming the recommendation of the board’s working group. According to the resolution, the working group, which considered the proposals of both GU Fossil Free and the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility, recommended a three-fold course of[Read More…]

by June 4, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News

Study Wary of College Divestment

Divestment from fossil fuels could negatively impact the financial returns for universities, according to a new report from an economic consulting company. The study, released by Compass Lexecon and sponsored by the Independent Petroleum Association of America, highlighted the negative impacts of university divestment from fossil fuels, branding divestment a “bad[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 5 comments City News, News, News - Top

Fossil Free Storms Directors’ Meeting

After representatives from GU Fossil Free met with five members of the university board of directors Wednesday night to discuss complete fossil fuel divestment, six members of the group attempted to walk into the full-body meeting of the board of directors Thursday afternoon, where they were denied entry by Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Endorsing a Return to the Plural Voice

This past week, the Georgetown University Student Association learned of changes affecting student representation on the Georgetown University board of directors. Administrators informed the student representatives on the board’s Main Campus Affairs Committee that they would no longer be allowed to regularly attend committee meetings and would instead be working[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
The CISR vote was scheduled for Jan. 16, prompting a GU Fossil Free-led rally, but the results were not released until Monday night.

CISR Rejects Fossil Free Plan and Offers Alternative

The Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility voted against GU Fossil Free’s divestment proposal Monday night and instead recommended to the university’s board of directors a program of targeted divestment, strategic engagement and continuing assessment as an alternative course of action. The decision, which was originally scheduled to be released[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top