Post Tagged with: "faculty"

EDITORIAL: Value Faculty, Protect Union

Georgetown’s original collective bargaining agreement with the Service Employees International Union Local 500 is set to expire June 30. Since the contract was first ratified in October 2014, adjunct professors — who are more professionally and economically vulnerable than full-time tenured faculty — have seen improvements in compensation and new[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Levels of Learning Lacks Awareness

In their column, Naman Trivedi (SFS ’16) and Rohan Shetty (MSB ’16) criticize “formalized, course-based teaching” at Georgetown for “fail[ing] to make learning integrative and high-impact” (“Levels of Learning in a New Curriculum,” Nov. 10, 2015, The Hoya). Without citing evidence or data to support this view, they then propose[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
For 2 Professors, Like Father, Like Son

For 2 Professors, Like Father, Like Son

Underclassmen looking to take “International Relations” with professor Keir Lieber this semester may have been confused after searching his last name on MyAccess and finding mainly courses above the 300 level. That’s because “Lieber” returns search results for both Keir and his father, Robert Lieber, who is also a professor[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Lancaster’s Condition Improves After Surgery

School of Foreign Service Dean Carol Lancaster’s condition has much improved after undergoing surgery on a recently discovered brain tumor Monday. Lancaster had been taken to the Georgetown University Hospital Emergency Room after experiencing a headache caused by internal bleeding which prompted doctors to perform the scheduled operation sooner than[Read More…]

by December 3, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Adjunct Unionization a National Struggle

Last year, Michael Ng worked three jobs to make $34,000, and his situation is not a unique one. Ng, an adjunct professor at Seattle University, is one of the many faces of the adjunct unionization movement that is sweeping the country. But Ng, who taught at Pacific Lutheran University in[Read More…]

by November 3, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Non-Tenure Faculty Feel Neglect at GU

To the students in Oded Meyer’s statistics classes, Meyer is just like any other professor. But as a full-time faculty member not on the tenure track, Meyer’s experience is markedly different from that of many other faculty members. “It really gave me the feeling of being a second-class citizen,” Meyer said. “Who[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Joint Appointment Under Evaluation for Consistency

The university is currently working to implement new regulations to address inconsistency in faculty joint appointments across departments. Since her appointment in August, Vice Provost for Faculty Adriana Kugler has created guidelines that standardize the process and encourage more joint appointments. The guidelines are currently under review by the Faculty[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
11 Faculty Receive Tenure

11 Faculty Receive Tenure

Eleven newly tenured faculty and six faculty members promoted to full professor were honored at the Fall Faculty Convocation in Gaston Hall Tuesday. For some newly tenured faculty, reaching this threshold has been a long-standing goal. “I’ve been seeking tenure since I was 20, in the sense that I’ve known[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Admin Diversity Lags

Admin Diversity Lags

Nearly four years after University President John J. DeGioia launched an Initiative on Diversity and Inclusiveness, the university’s senior administration — composed of deans and executive leaders, including the provost and vice presidents — remains dominated by white males. Of the 13 individuals listed under executive leadership on the university[Read More…]

by March 22, 2013 0 comments Campus News

Faculty Race to Raise Funds for Local High School

A team of Georgetown faculty members competed in a Ragnar Relay, raising $9,507 for Don BoscoCristo Rey High School this weekend. Hoya Reycers, a team composed of 12 Georgetown faculty members, competed in the Ragnar Relay, an overnight race that covered 198.1 miles from Cumberland, Md., to the National Harbor in D.C. The team aims to raise[Read More…]

by September 25, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News