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Greatness, Unendowed

Greatness, Unendowed

The university’s capital campaign, “For Generations to Come: The Campaign for Georgetown,” reached its $1.5 billion goal by the end of August, almost a year ahead of schedule, marking a momentous feat in Georgetown’s effort to expand its modest endowment. This news comes on the heels of the 2016 edition[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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University President John J. DeGioia thanks Frank McCourt (CAS ’75) at the ceremony honoring McCourt’s $100 million donation to the university in October.

McCourt, Beecks Lead Record Year for Fundraising

Beginning with a record-breaking $100 million gift from Frank McCourt Jr. (CAS ’75) in September, this fiscal year was the most successful fundraising year in Georgetown’s 225-year history. On Sept. 18, the university announced that McCourt, the former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, would fund the creation of the[Read More…]

Campaign for Georgetown Remains On Track

One year after its public launch, Georgetown’s capital campaign has secured $935 million and is on track to reach its $1.5 billion fundraising goal ahead of schedule. The campaign, titled “The Campaign for Georgetown: For Generations to Come,” began collection donations in 2006 and entered its public phase Oct. 28,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2012 0 comments News

GU Student Debt $1,435 Above National Average

While Georgetown student debt in 2011 was slightly higher than the national average, a lower overall proportion of its students were in debt. According to a study released Oct. 18 by the Institute for College Access and Success, approximately 66 percent of 2011 American college graduates had student debt, which[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, City News, News

Every Donation Counts for Capital Campaign

Seniors reading this are just weeks away from leaving the Hilltop, heading off to new volunteer and job opportunities, beginning advanced studies or spending time with friends and family while exploring the next steps in life after college. I heartily congratulate you. At some point after commencement, you’ll get a[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Capital Campaign on Track

While the university must increase the number of alumni participating in its current capital campaign to achieve long-term goals, the campaign is expected to meet this fiscal year’s benchmark, Vice President for Advancement Bartley Moore said. As of Feb. 29, the campaign had raised $102 of the $138 million it aimed to[Read More…]

by March 26, 2012 0 comments News

GU Runs Deficit for Ninth Straight Year

The university ran a $12.8 million deficit in fiscal year 2011, continuing a trend of financial losses that began in 2003. The university’s bottom line has been in the red for nine years, despite the main campus and the law center pulling in more than $19 million collectively each year[Read More…]

by February 27, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Fostering a Culture of Generosity

To the Editor: I write in response to the editorial entitled “Right Idea, Wrong Donors” (The Hoya, A2, Feb. 23, 2012). This editorial not only misses the point of the university’s current capital campaign completely but also uses at least somewhat questionable claims about the university’s financial sensitivity to back up[Read More…]

by February 27, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Right Idea, Wrong Donors

Think your last year as a student at Georgetown is the last time the university will ask you for money? Think again. Even families burdened by growing tuition bills and alums paying off student loans are asked to donate to the university. These solicitations — accompanied by a projected 3.5[Read More…]

by February 23, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized