Post Tagged with: "John J. DeGioia"

Who We Are to Judge

In the minds of many newspaper readers, the ethical editor suspends personal belief when on the job, having been trained in techniques that strip subjectivity from news reporting. Like a judge in the courtroom, editors in the newsroom are expected to flip a switch and become robotic reviewers of fact.[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Opinion
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

Serving the Hilltop, Now With a Salary

If you had told me a year ago that I would now be an administrator at Georgetown University, I probably would have laughed. As a former member of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee and the 2012-2013 vice president of Georgetown University Student Association, let’s just say I was a bit of[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

DeGioia’s Diversity Call Unresolved

Four years after University President John J. DeGioia’s Initiative on Diversity and Inclusiveness was launched, Georgetown continues to pursue a diverse pool of faculty members — a goal of the 2009 effort that has not been fully realized. The degree to which they have fallen short of that target, however, is unclear.[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Fiscal Plan Responds to Backlash

University President John J. DeGioia announced revisions to his financial plan for the upcoming fiscal year in a letter to the Georgetown community March 14 after receiving backlash in response to a proposal that would have frozen pay raises for staff while maintaining increases for faculty. The new plan, which reflected recommendations[Read More…]

by March 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

On Campus, Students Take Part in Thanksgiving Tradition

While most students were baking pumpkin pies and watching football in the comfort of their own homes Wednesday, those who remained on campus were invited to take part in a Georgetown tradition: University President John J. DeGioia’s annual Thanksgiving dinner in O’Donovan Hall. DeGioia and his wife began the tradition his first year as president[Read More…]

by November 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Biden Stops By Hoyas’ China Exhibition Game

The men’s basketball team’s visit to China this summer just got a bit more historic as Vice President Joe Biden gave a pep talk to the squad before their exhibition match on Wednesday at the National Olympic Sports Center. University President John J. DeGioia was flanked by the vice president and the U.S.[Read More…]

by August 17, 2011 0 comments Sports
Porterfield Departs

Porterfield Departs

Georgetown said goodbye to one of its leaders Thursday evening, and a sheepish smile played across the face of Daniel Porterfield (COL ’79) as he exited stage-right to a dramatic round of applause. Porterfield, vice president of strategic development, was honored one final time during a reception in Copley Formal[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News