Post Tagged with: "Provost Robert Groves"

EDITORIAL: Equalize GU Parental Leave

Academic hierarchy should not determine faculty members’ ability to raise their children. After years of dismissing the concerns of its employees, Georgetown University must take action now to strengthen crucial benefits for nontenured professors. Last month, Provost Robert Groves received a petition signed by 282 individuals asking the university to[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 1 comment Editorial

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: GU’s Commitment to Workers in Qatar

Like The Hoya’s editorial board, Georgetown University is committed to the welfare of migrant workers in Qatar. Our commitment to our workers drove us to partner with the Qatar Foundation to establish a Joint Task Force on Migrant Worker Welfare in January 2017; we have spent the past year implementing[Read More…]

by February 28, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
FILE PHOTO: ERICK CASTRO FOR THE HOYA
Demonstrations this past week drew attention to the campaign for the addition of a diversity requirement to the core curriculum.

Diversity Initiative Advances

The Last Campaign for Academic Reform and the Provost’s Committee for Diversity are advocating for a diversity course requirement in the core curriculum of all four undergraduate schools, to be implemented in fall 2015. According to the student-run LCAR’s platform, the two-course “Diversity, Power and Privilege” cross-list requirement would enable[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 8 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

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
Groves Explains Restructure

Groves Explains Restructure

According to Provost Robert Groves, the forthcoming shift in his office’s organization, which will create four new administrative positions, represents an alignment with the policies of several other universities across the country. The reorganization, which was announced in an email to Georgetown students Wednesday afternoon, will create four new positions:[Read More…]

by February 5, 2013 0 comments News