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Board of Directors Meets, Does Not Vote on GU272 Referendum

Despite discussing the results of the student GU272 referendum and holding conversations with GU272 Advocacy Team members in past weeks, the Georgetown University board of directors did not hold a vote on whether to implement the fee in the referendum at its June 10 meeting. Between late May and early[Read More…]

by June 25, 2019 1 comment News, News - Top
WILL SIMON/THE HOYA | Georgetown University's board of directors approved a $75 million maintenance plan, which will be allocated to facilities repairs, including the roofs of Alumni Square's apartments and renovations of Alumni Square west. 

Board of Directors Allocates $75 Million for Repairs, Maintenance

A five-year, $75 million maintenance plan to alleviate building maintenance issues — including those in student residences — was approved by the Georgetown board of directors Feb. 14. A portion of the funds will be used to renovate all Alumni Square west tower buildings after multiple instances of mold were[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MADELINE CHARBONNEAU/THE HOYA | Board of directors approves updated weapons policy banning the use of weapons by all members of the Georgetown community Feb. 14.

New Weapons Ban Applies Campuswide, Board Confirms

Georgetown’s board of directors approved a campus weapons policy banning firearms on campus in a Feb. 14 meeting, with signage on the prohibition of weapons set to be posted on campus later this year. The policy update — known as the Policy Prohibiting Firearms, Weapons and Explosives — clarifies that[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The university's board of directors approved a design study for a temporary replacement for the shuttered Kehoe Field.

University Advances Plan to Temporarily Repair Kehoe Field

The university advanced a plan to construct a temporary replacement for Kehoe Field after the board of directors approved a design study yesterday. The announcement marks the first major step by the university toward replacing the field, which sits atop Yates Field House, after nearly two years of lobbying from[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Bring the Board to Students’ Level

The Georgetown University board of directors consists of extraordinarily influential and accomplished figures in various fields and accords. This 38-person group has the final say on any significant decision made for the Georgetown University community — from tuition, to the campus plan, to whether our endowment should be divested from[Read More…]

Historic Financial Aid Increase Announced

Despite Georgetown University’s relatively low endowment, the Georgetown Board of Directors announced its approval of the university’s largest-ever increase in financial aid for students in the coming academic year Feb. 16. Georgetown will invest over $177 million next year in financial aid, a record increase of eight percent from this[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Board of Directors Appoints New Chair

Businessman William J. Doyle (CAS ’72) was elected as Georgetown’s next chair of the board of directors, effective July 1. Doyle, the current vice chair, succeeds former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue (CAS ’62), who has served as chair since 2009. Tagliabue will remain on the board as its vice chair[Read More…]


University Pulls out of Coal Investments

The decision came Thursday, as the third day of board meetings came to a close. GU Fossil Free, an organization dedicated to full divestment from fossil fuel companies, expressed disappointment with the vote in a statement released shortly following the announcement. “GU Fossil Free maintains that this is not a[Read More…]

by June 5, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Members of GU Fossil Free, after the release of the board's decision.

Board Resolution Ends Direct Investment in Coal

The university’s board of directors voted today to cease direct investment in coal companies, affirming the recommendation of the board’s working group. According to the resolution, the working group, which considered the proposals of both GU Fossil Free and the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility, recommended a three-fold course of[Read More…]

by June 4, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News

Study Wary of College Divestment

Divestment from fossil fuels could negatively impact the financial returns for universities, according to a new report from an economic consulting company. The study, released by Compass Lexecon and sponsored by the Independent Petroleum Association of America, highlighted the negative impacts of university divestment from fossil fuels, branding divestment a “bad[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 5 comments City News, News, News - Top