Post Tagged with: "resignation"


Pope Accepts Wuerl’s Resignation, Appoints to Interim Role

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C., on Oct. 12. The resignation comes after an August Pennsylvania grand jury report detailed Wuerl’s inconsistent record of handling cases of sexual abuse as bishop of Pittsburgh. Pope Francis’s move was awaited by those who pressured[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Over 1,300 Individuals have signed a Student Authored petition, requesting the university to rescind the degrees of Cardinals Wuerl and McCarrick.

Student-Led Petition Gains Traction

A petition urging Georgetown University to revoke the honorary degrees of Cardinals Theodore McCarrick and Donald Wuerl for their roles in widespread reported sexual misconduct within the Catholic Church has been signed by 1,376 individuals. McCarrick has been under fire since June, when allegations of sexual misconduct against men and[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: For Student Trust, Rebuild GUSA Executive

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on and off campus. The resignation of Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) from the Georgetown University Student Association presidency has bred distrust in an administration that ran on a promise of representing[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 1 comment Editorial

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trauma Ignored in Response to GUSA Resignation

Content Warning: This letter mentions sexual assault; please read with caution and know that there are resources to talk to if you need them, including Health Education Services (, Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS), the Women’s Center, the LGBTQ Resource Center and Project Lighthouse ( The Hoya’s editorial board recently[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
FEATURE | Williams Resigns as Women’s Volleyball Coach

FEATURE | Williams Resigns as Women’s Volleyball Coach

Georgetown women’s volleyball Head Coach Arlisa Williams resigned from her position Sunday, one day after finishing the 2017 season with a five-set loss to Creighton in McDonough Arena. It was the second time this season Georgetown was topped by the Creighton Bluejays after a four-set loss Sept. 22; similarly, on[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Union Claims No Wrongdoing

The Services Employee International Union, Local 500, which represents part-time faculty, has strongly defended its position at Georgetown University, though questions still remain about the sudden resignation of adjunct computer science professor Matthew Devost on Feb. 8. Devost claims he had no choice but to resign after being told he[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Former Professor Hagel Resigns Administration Post

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, a former Georgetown professor, announced his resignation at a press conference at the White House Monday morning. “It’s been the greatest privilege of my life — the greatest privilege of my life to lead, and most important, to serve — to serve with the men[Read More…]

by November 24, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Women’s Basketball Coach Resigns

Women’s Basketball Coach Resigns

Eight days after being placed on paid administrative leave for alleged misconduct, women’s basketball Head Coach Keith Brown resigned Thursday. Brown and Assistant Coach Tim Valentine went on leave following complaints of verbal abuse by multiple players, and the university had initiated an investigation into the allegations. The university released[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Sports

Master’s in Journalism Dean Resigns

Dean of the Masters in Professional Studies in Journalism Program Denise Li has submitted her two-weeks notice. She is leaving the School of Continuing Studies next week. Following the announcement of a restructuring of the SCS’s journalism branch, Li informed Dean of the SCS Robert Manuel that her last day would be Sept. 16.[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

O’Donnell Stepping Down as Provost

University Provost James O’Donnell announced today that he will leave his post at the end of the academic term to become a full-time professor in the Classics department following a sabbatical. According to the email sent by University President John J. DeGioia, a formal search for a replacement will begin[Read More…]

by August 24, 2011 0 comments Campus News