Post Tagged with: "Robert Groves"

DeGioia Announces African American Studies Department

University President John J. DeGioia announced a plan for four new commitments designed to address racial injustice and progress for racial equality both on campus and nationally in an address to the community in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday afternoon. DeGioia’s proposed commitments include the proposal for an African American studies department[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - 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
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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
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Students enjoyed free food from Hilltoss and the Georgetown University Grilling Society during the Healey Family Student Center soft opening celebration Friday afternoon.

HFSC Opens to Students

The Healey Family Student Center opened to students Friday with an all-day celebration that included tours, free food and a casino night. The center, which has been in construction since last August, provides students with over 43,000 square feet of space. The building includes a great room, 12 study rooms,[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

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

DeGioia, Groves Talk GU Future

University President John J. DeGioia and Provost Robert Groves outlined the challenges facing Georgetown in the 21st century at the “Designing the Future(s) of the University” inaugural event Wednesday. DeGioia and Groves said that Georgetown would need to address changes, including new educational technology, reductions in government funding for academic[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Vice Provosts Start Term

In an effort to restructure leadership on campus and to increase focus on interdisciplinary study, three new vice provost positions, created by Georgetown Provost Robert Groves last January, have been filled by current professors at Georgetown. Georgetown’s new vice provost for research is biology and psychology professor Janet Mann. Public[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

SCS Move Downtown Set for August

The School of Continuing Studies will officially move to its new location in downtown D.C. in August, Provost Robert Groves announced in a university-wide email Thursday afternoon. The 91,000 square-foot space at 640 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., will house 1,100 degree and 2,000 non-degree students, 300 faculty and 100 staff members[Read More…]

by April 19, 2013 0 comments City News

Provost Announces Restructuring

Citing the need to improve collaboration between the provost’s office and other departments, boost support to university researchers and improve Georgetown’s academic programs, Provost Robert Groves announced a restructuring of his office in an email to the Georgetown community Wednesday night. The reorganization will create four new positions: vice provost[Read More…]

by January 31, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Georgetown Joins edX Platform

University President John J. DeGioia announced that Georgetown has joined edX, a platform for broadcasting massive open online courses, at an Economic Club of Washington, D.C., event Monday. The platform, which was founded jointly by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is also used by such institutions as the University[Read More…]

by December 10, 2012 0 comments Campus News