Post Tagged with: "resignation"

FILE PHOTO: ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA |  A special election to fill the seat of former GUSA Senator Sam Appel (COL '20) will not be held, according to the GUSA election commission.

GUSA Decides Against Special Election to Fill Senate Seat

A special election will not be held for the vacant seat of Sam Appel (COL ’20) in the Georgetown University Student Association senate, in a departure from the GUSA constitution. The GUSA president must call and hold an election for a vacant senate seat within 30 days of a senator’s[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Sam Appel (COL '20), right, resigned from the GUSA senate and stepped down from the executive race Monday night. His former running mate Nicki Gray (NHS '20) announced she is continuing her run for GUSA president alone Tuesday evening.

Appel Exits GUSA Senate, Drops Exec Bid; Gray to Run Alone

Sam Appel (COL ’20) resigned from the Georgetown University Student Association senate and stepped down from his bid for GUSA vice president on a ticket with Nicki Gray (NHS ’20) on Monday evening. Gray plans to continue her run for GUSA president without a running mate. Gray is permitted to[Read More…]

MICK MULVANEY Though Mick Mulvaney (SFS ') said he never intended to go into politics while studying at Georgetown, his tenure as acting White House Chief of Staff comes after a long career in government.

Mulvaney Assumes Role as Acting Chief of Staff

Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney (SFS ’89) began his tenure as acting White House chief of staff on Wednesday. Mulvaney replaces Gen. John Kelly (GRD ’84), who became President Donald Trump’s chief of staff in July 2017 and stepped down effective Wednesday. Trump appointed Mulvaney[Read More…]

by January 3, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

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 ([email protected]), 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