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GU STUDENTS FOR A FULL WGST DEPARTMENT/ FACEBOOK | Students are continuing to urge Georgetown College to expand the resources of the women's and gender studies program.

Students Push GU to Respond to WGST Department Proposal

Students advocated for the women’s and gender studies program to gain departmental status in a letter delivered to Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza on March 1. The letter, which garnered over 270 signatures, requested a response from Celenza by March 11 and comes more than a year after students presented[Read More…]

by March 11, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA |  The Georgetown Board of Directors approved measures that reorganize academic programs and reform the tenure process for professors within the university.

Board of Directors Changes Tenure Application Process

Professors at Georgetown University are set to face an expedited application process for tenure following a Georgetown board of directors meeting Feb. 14. The board approved a series of measures reforming the tenure process for professors and reorganizing academic programs within the university, granting a final seal of approval on[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Equalize GU Parental Leave

Academic hierarchy should not determine faculty members’ ability to raise their children. After years of dismissing the concerns of its employees, Georgetown University must take action now to strengthen crucial benefits for nontenured professors. Last month, Provost Robert Groves received a petition signed by 282 individuals asking the university to[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 1 comment Editorial
Sylvia Önder, left, Clare Fieseler (SFS ’06) and Astrid Weigert delivered the petition to the Office of the President on Oct. 12.

Faculty Petitions Provost, President for Equal Parental Leave

A petition to increase the parental leave of non-tenure-line faculty to equal that of tenure-line faculty is being “seriously considered” by the university, after 282 individuals signed the petition as of its Oct. 15 closing date. Full-time non-tenure-line faculty members, which includes about 300 assistant, associate and full professors, are[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Director of the Center for Jewish Civilization Jacques Berlinerblau’s most recent book, “Campus Confidential,” advocates a renewed focus on teaching, not research, among professors.

Q&A: Professor Criticizes University Tenure Process

Professors must rededicate themselves to the primary responsibility of the university: teaching. This is the argument of professor Jacques Berlinerblau, director of the Center for Jewish Civilization in the School of Foreign Service. In his most recent book, “Campus Confidential,” Berlinerblau argues that the current structure of higher education and[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News

VIEWPOINT: The Dilemma of the Underpaid Adjunct

With love and regret, I am saying farewell to Georgetown after 21 wonderful years on the faculty of the women’s and gender studies program and a recent, shiny Silver Vicennial Medal for my two decades of service. I will miss you all and, in particular, my beloved Hoya athletes, so[Read More…]

by May 1, 2017 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Pierce Reflects On Tenure, Future of Georgetown

Pierce Reflects On Tenure, Future of Georgetown

When former University Registrar John Q. Pierce (CAS ’72) first came to Georgetown in 1968 as a “day hop,” or a commuting student, Healy Hall — now an administrative and academic building — was the center of student life. Campus served as refuge for Vietnam War protestors and course registration[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Non-Tenure Faculty Feel Neglect at GU

To the students in Oded Meyer’s statistics classes, Meyer is just like any other professor. But as a full-time faculty member not on the tenure track, Meyer’s experience is markedly different from that of many other faculty members. “It really gave me the feeling of being a second-class citizen,” Meyer said. “Who[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
11 Faculty Receive Tenure

11 Faculty Receive Tenure

Eleven newly tenured faculty and six faculty members promoted to full professor were honored at the Fall Faculty Convocation in Gaston Hall Tuesday. For some newly tenured faculty, reaching this threshold has been a long-standing goal. “I’ve been seeking tenure since I was 20, in the sense that I’ve known[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Tenure Denial Incites Backlash

Students, alumni and professors have banded together to petition Georgetown’s July decision to deny tenure to the School of Foreign Service’s assistant professor of Arab politics Samer Shehata. Ebie DuPont (GRD ’06) created the petition, which she submitted to University President John J.DeGioia Feb. 11 with 255 signatures after learning of the university’s decision. DuPont,[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News