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Adjunct professor Ron Klain, pictured in Gaston Hall in November 2013, ended his term as “Ebola czar” on Feb. 13. He will return to Georgetown.

After 130 Days, Klain Ends Ebola Czar Term

Adjunct professor Ron Klain (CAS ’83) concluded his 130-day appointment as the White House’s Ebola response coordinator Feb. 13, having directed the United States’ reaction to the outbreak both domestically and internationally. Klain, who was appointed by President Barack Obama as a special government employee on Oct. 17, midway through[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Strategist Takes Over Klain’s Seminar

John Neffinger, media and communications strategist, will take over Ron Klain’s (CAS ’83) government seminar “Presidential Debates,” after Klain was appointed the U.S. Ebola czar by President Obama. “I’d like to congratulate you on picking a professor as able as Ron Klain. Unfortunately for the class, but fortunately for the[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Klain Appointed Ebola Czar

President Barack Obama appointed Georgetown University adjunct professor Ron Klain (CAS ’83) to head the United States’ response to the Ebola outbreak Friday, affecting his role on campus this semester. “When the president called, giving up this class was one of the top things on my mind,” Klain said to[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Klain to Coordinate US Ebola Response

Adjunct professor Ron Klain (CAS ’83) will coordinate the United States’ response to Ebola, according to media reports Friday morning. As “Ebola czar,” Klain will be responsible for federal response to any outbreak in the United States. He will report to White House homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco and National[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Spacey, Klain Talk Ethics

Actor Kevin Spacey and Ron Klain (CAS ’83), former chief of staff to Vice Presidents Al Gore and Joe Biden, roused a packed Gaston Hall on Monday evening in a discussion about ethics in politics. Most of the event, in which Klain, currently an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University[Read More…]

by November 5, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Obama Taps Alum for Chief of Staff

Obama Taps Alum for Chief of Staff

President Obama announced the selection of Georgetown alumnus Denis McDonough on Jan. 25 to serve as his fifth White House chief of staff. As the position does not require Senate confirmation, McDonough (G ’96) assumed the position immediately following the president’s announcement. The appointment of McDonough, 43, who previously was[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Alum Chosen as Chief of Staff

Denis McDonough (MSFS ’96) was selected today as President Obama’s new chief of staff, according to a university press release. McDonough joined the Obama team when the president was still a senator in 2007, and following Obama’s election, McDonough was head of strategic communication and chief of staff for the National[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments City News, News