Comments on: O’Donnell to retire as Provost; assume professorship in Classics Department http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/ Mon, 09 Nov 2015 02:04:23 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.9 By: Vox Populi » Town hall sheds some light on the ongoing search for a new provost http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-528857 Fri, 20 Jan 2012 16:15:09 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-528857 […] August, approaching the end of a ten-year term in office, Provost James O’Donnell announced his decision to step down from the position at the end of this semester. Last night, the University’s provost search […]

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By: saxa http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-511675 Sat, 27 Aug 2011 21:25:42 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-511675 the voice should listen to hoya and be a little more dutiful in its reporting. ‘retire’ implies choice. JOD is stepping down, but not voluntarily. the man was canned.

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By: typical http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-511670 Sat, 27 Aug 2011 18:06:48 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-511670 @CH

Just because JOD had a hand in many decisions doesn’t make those decisions the best ones.

Have you read “A Call to Action?”

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By: hoya http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-511609 Fri, 26 Aug 2011 16:32:47 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-511609 O’Donnell’s contract is up at the end of the upcoming academic year. He wanted another five year contract. DiGioia said no. If the Voice editors are smart, they’ll tell their best reporter to track down the rest of the story. . .

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By: JS http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-511601 Fri, 26 Aug 2011 14:37:46 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-511601 Class of 2011 won this thread.

hoya, you want to expand on those thoughts?

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By: hoya http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-511591 Fri, 26 Aug 2011 13:58:42 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-511591 @Alison–“Retiring” implies that this was his choice. It wasn’t.

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By: NO! http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-511564 Fri, 26 Aug 2011 04:26:33 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-511564 http://ness4114.imgur.com/comment_gifs

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By: Alison http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-511541 Thu, 25 Aug 2011 20:47:12 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-511541 @hoya – He’s stepping down from his role as Provost, so yes, he’s retiring as Provost. That’s what the word means.

I hope the donkey shows up in his classroom.

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By: Toddly Olson http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-511539 Thu, 25 Aug 2011 20:44:58 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-511539 Another retirement party/going-away party/birthday party/staff meeting/conversation about lunch orders I won’t get invited to.

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By: Jack DeGioia http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/2011/08/24/o%e2%80%99donnell-to-retire-as-provost/comment-page-1/#comment-511530 Thu, 25 Aug 2011 18:22:14 +0000 http://blog.georgetownvoice.com/?p=30914#comment-511530 Why does no one want to work for me anymore?

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