#BLGU protest plans to spark discussion on being Latino at Georgetown

Following last week’s #BBGU protest, which was trending nationally on Twitter at one point, several students are planning a #BLGU (Being Latino/a at Georgetown University) protest to begin at 11 a.m. this morning and end at 11 p.m. this evening. The students planning the Twitter and Facebook protest worked with students behind #BBGU and said […]

DeGioia gives update on diversity, inclusiveness initiatives

In an email sent to the Georgetown community on Tuesday, President John DeGioia and Provost James O’Donnell gave some updates about the University’s Diversity and Inclusiveness Initiative. Last year, faculty, student, and staff working groups recommended a variety of methods to increase diversity on campus, which the University began to adopt during the spring semester. […]

University provides e-mail update on diversity initiatives

Georgetown’s Diversity Initiative working groups have made their verdicts—change should come to the Hilltop. Last night, Provost James O’Donnell sent out an e-mail that listed the recommendations of the Academic, Student Life, Admissions and Recruitment working groups. This year, the three groups were tasked by President John DeGioia to “develop recommendations about how Georgetown can […]

GUSA Roundup: Down on divestment, shoutouts for Voice

The majority of this week’s meeting of the Georgetown University Student Association Senate was spent considering the arguments of Georgetown, Divest!, which is pushing the University to divest from companies that profit from human rights violations in Israel and Palestine. The Senate also spent some time debating the Academic Working Group’s diversity requirement recommendation, but […]

The second town hall on diversity in Georgetown’s academics

On Wednesday afternoon, Georgetown University faculty members and students met at the second town hall about the curriculum and faculty hiring changes recommended by the Academic Working Group last week. While there were only a handful of faculty members who were not associated with the Academic Working Group present at the town hall, students filled […]