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… Read More

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… Read More

Provost O’Donnell on the progress of Georgetown’s diversity working groups

As debate surrounding the proposals of the Academic Life Working Group picks up, Provost James O’Donnell, left, met with student press on Thursday to discuss the progress all three working working groups have made this school year. “At… Read More

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… Read More

GUSA Roundup: GU-SPAN and a diversity debate

At this week’s Georgetown University Student Association Senate meeting, the Senate voted down the only legislation that came up for a vote—institutionalizing GU-SPAN—but not before they had debated the measure extensively. After rejecting the legislation, the Senate turned… Read More

Georgetown students and faculty debate diversity at Academic Working Group Forum

The Academic Working Group, one of the three working groups formed by President John DeGioia for the University’s Diversity Initiative, held an open forum Thursday evening to present the draft of its review of diversity in Georgetown academics,… Read More

The Academics Working Group prepares to release recommendations for Georgetown

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Later this month, the Academics Working Group plans to release its first proposals for how Georgetown can improve diversity in its curriculum. The group, one of three diversity working groups formed by… Read More

Student Life diversity working group drafts preliminary recommendations

The Student Life Working Group, one of the three diversity working groups that President John DeGioia established at an April 2009 town hall, is not quite ready to present all of the proposals it has for encouraging more… Read More

Provost blasts Heckler, updates on diversity groups, in new e-mail

Provost James O’Donnell sent an e-mail to students tonight that criticized December’s Heckler controversy and updated students on the University’s three diversity initiatives. O’Donnell said the Heckler‘s latest issue was another failure of the University’s culture: We continue… Read More