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Tuition Set to Fund Improvements to Student Housing, Administrators Say

Money from student tuition will fund financial aid, expand mental health resources and improve student housing, university administrators said at the Hoya Roundtable on tuition rate-setting in the Healey Family Student Center Great Room on Nov. 5. Provost Robert Groves and Chief Operating Officer Geoff Chatas hosted the roundtable in[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Sylvia Önder, left, Clare Fieseler (SFS ’06) and Astrid Weigert delivered the petition to the Office of the President on Oct. 12.

Faculty Petitions Provost, President for Equal Parental Leave

A petition to increase the parental leave of non-tenure-line faculty to equal that of tenure-line faculty is being “seriously considered” by the university, after 282 individuals signed the petition as of its Oct. 15 closing date. Full-time non-tenure-line faculty members, which includes about 300 assistant, associate and full professors, are[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Streamline Student Input

Georgetown University’s current system of processing and implementing student input regarding academic curricula is ineffective. By assembling a semesterly forum for student input with a review board of diverse deans and faculty, the university will be better equipped to address community concerns. Georgetown recognizes the value of student voices, as[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Editorial
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Members of Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees, pictured at a December rally on Capitol Hill, faced a setback in their unionization efforts after the university declined to recognize their union.

University Declines to Recognize Graduate Union, Students Protest

The Office of the Provost declined to recognize the efforts of a group of Georgetown University graduate student workers Monday afternoon, setting back nearly yearlong efforts to establish a union, after saying the university does not regard graduate students as employees protected by its Just Employment Policy. About 100 members[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Brown House: An Institution of Student Life

Brown House: An Institution of Student Life

As of fall 2016, 3616 N St. NW will no longer be used for undergraduate student housing. Instead, Brown House is slated to be repurposed for Office of the Provost “strategic needs,” the purpose of which is unknown to students. Despite student activists regularly engaging with knowledgeable administrators on the[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
WORLD BANK
Joel Hellman, the World Bank chief institutional economist, will assume the deanship of the School of Foreign Service on July 1.

Hellman Chosen To Lead SFS

World Bank Chief Institutional Economist Joel Hellman was selected as the new dean of the School of Foreign Service, blending experience in academia and development practice to steer the school into its second century. Hellman will assume his role July 1. He will succeed SFS Interim Dean James Reardon Anderson,[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Provost Supports Research

The Office of the Provost announced on Feb. 18 a pilot program that serves to allocate funds to undergraduate students of all four Georgetown schools with the purpose of expanding research efforts through conference presentations, publications or performances. The Provost Undergraduate Research Presentation Awards will provide up to $500 to[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
BUREAU OF THE CENSUS
Provost Robert Groves has created an committee to encourage campus-wide discussion about diversity and inclusion.

Committee To Address Diversity

Provost Robert Groves announced Wednesday the establishment of a standing committee on diversity comprised of select students, faculty and administrators to be housed in the Office of the Provost. “The Provost’s Committee for Diversity will directly advise me and work with me on issues related to diversity, race, ethnicity and[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Past Provost Named ASU Librarian

Former Georgetown University Provost Jim O’Donnell was named as Arizona State University’s librarian Monday. O’Donnell, who is currently a classics professor at Georgetown, will begin his new position in February after over 12 years at Georgetown. According to University President John J. DeGioia, O’Donnell’s work as a professor and provost[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Provost Regulates Joint Appointment Guidelines

Seeking to standardize university joint appointments, Provost Robert Groves proposed revised standards to the Joint Appointment Guidelines for Tenure Track Faculty, released Jan. 8. The provost’s revised guidelines were then endorsed by the Executive Faculty. Georgetown’s joint appointment program began during the 1990s and has grown to the point where approximately 10[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News