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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

Last Call Looms for Healy Pub

The administration’s brewing dissent for the Healy Pub proposal came to a head Wednesday when University President John J. DeGioia indicated that approval is unlikely for the student effort. “[The Healy Pub] is not part of the vision for addressing the needs of student space at Georgetown,” he said. In[Read More…]

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

O’Brien Named VP for Mission and Ministry

Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. (COL ’88) has been selected as the next vice president for mission and ministry, according to a broadcast email sent Thursday. He will fill the position left vacant after Fr. Philip Boroughs, S.J., resigned to become president of Holy Cross. O’Brien, who has served as executive[Read More…]

by August 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Missing Grad Escapes From Prison in Libya

Matthew VanDyke (GRD ’04) has reportedly escaped from a Libyan prison in Tripoli after a months long search to locate the missing Baltimore journalist. Matthew had been missing since February when he left alone for the civil-war stricken country. According to his mother Sharon VanDyke, the two spoke on the[Read More…]

by August 25, 2011 0 comments Campus 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

Credit Union Thief Sentenced to 63 Months Behind Bars

A former employee of the credit union that serves university faculty and staff was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for charges related to his theft of over $200,000 from the bank over the course of two years. Reginald Clark, a former accountant for the Hoya Federal Credit Union,[Read More…]

by August 10, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

UIS Beefs Up Wireless Coverage, Security

A large-scale wireless Internet overhaul is being rolled out across campus, in a push that will continue throughout the summer, making coverage broader and more secure for users. Saxanet, the name of the new wireless network, will replace the older HOYAS service in many of the buildings on campus. The largest change[Read More…]

by July 21, 2011 0 comments News

DeGioia Creates New Administration Positions

In a restructuring of the administration, the university announced three administration changes including the creation of a two new senior-level positions in an email broadcast Monday. The newly minted position of senior vice president for research and chief technology officer will be held by Spiros Dimolitsas, who currently is senior vice president[Read More…]

by July 19, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News, Uncategorized
GUSA Leaders Push for Student Voice in Debt Ceiling Debate

GUSA Leaders Push for Student Voice in Debt Ceiling Debate

Over 100 student body presidents have signed on to a campaign spearheaded by Georgetown University Student Association President Mike Meaney (SFS ’12) that urges leaders in Washington to reach a deal on the debt ceiling. Signatories from over 40 states have put their name to a letter drafted by Meaney along with former GUSAFinance and Appropriations[Read More…]

by July 19, 2011 0 comments News

Zoning Commission Extends Hearing Date

The D.C. Zoning Commission extended the 2010 Campus Plan testimony  on Monday night to allow for additional testimony by the District Department of Transportation. The commission voted 5-0 to grant the request after testimony from DDOT and Georgetown, scheduling the next hearing for Nov. 17. The majority of commissioners were[Read More…]

by June 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News