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GU Women of Color hopes to create more student-lead racial dialogue

The GU Women of Color hosted a “Race at Georgetown” event on Wednesday, which aimed to create a campus-wide dialogue that enables students to share their struggles with race on campus. According to GU Women of Color Board… Read More

#BAGU adds to recent online conversations on diversity at Georgetown

The next Twitter protest is officially here. BAGU, Being Asian and Pacific American at Georgetown, hopes to follow in the footsteps of #BBGU and #BLGU to add to the ongoing dialogue about race/ethnicity and diversity at Georgetown. It… Read More

From the Print Edition: Black House organizes Twitter and Facebook protest

Update 4:11 pm: #BBGU is now trending nationally on Twitter. Original Post: Black House residents are hosting an online Twitter and Facebook protest, denoted through the tag #BBGU, which stands for “Being Black at Georgetown University,” today. The protest officially… Read More

Provost promises to increase diversity on GU campus in recent post

Last week in his blog, Provost Robert Groves tackled the issue of diversity, pledging to work on bringing more diversity and unity to Georgetown’s campus. He mentioned the release of the Student Commission for Unity report in 2009 which launched President John… Read More

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

An external review prompted by The Hoya‘s April Fools’ Issue yields 18 suggestions for improvement

About one year ago, Georgetown University’s Media Board issued five sanctions against The Hoya for its 2009 April Fools’ Issue. One of the sanctions directed The Hoya to pay for a third-party review of the newspaper by someone… 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