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: 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

GWU president creates council, administration position to expand diversity

Georgetown isn’t the alone among area schools concerned about its levels of diversity. Last Friday, University President Steven Knapp announced two efforts to increase the number of non-Caucasian students at George Washington University: a President’s Council on Diversity… Read More

At diversity open forum, new SCU Chair gets food for thought

The turnout was terrible, but the content was great. That was Admissions and Recruitment Working Group Co-Chair Ryan Wilson’s (COL ’12) assessment of today’s open meeting about the recommendations that his working group released last week. Just ten… Read More

Draft of Diversity Working Group’s admissions and recruitment suggestions unveiled

The working group hopes to include diversity discussion in NSO In a campuswide e-mail yesterday evening, the Office of the Provost announced that the Admissions and Recruitment Working Group has put together a draft proposal for changes to… Read More

Vox Talks: Diversity

Last week, the Diversity Working Groups formed in response to the Hoya’s offensive April Fools’ Day issue held a town hall meeting to discuss their progress. ¬†Unfortunately, the meeting was pretty sparsely attended, so Vox decided to go… Read More

Diversity Working Groups hold town hall meeting

On Thursday night, students from the Diversity working groups commissioned by President John DeGioia’s office gathered for a town hall meeting in Copley Formal Lounge.¬† Although the meeting was sparsely attended, a number of prominent administrators were present,… Read More

The results of GUSA’s summer survey

Survey Says… GUSA has compiled the results of their “Omnibus Student Survey,” the summer survey which polled the student body on¬†everything from GUSA’s structure, student diversity, and GUTS buses, to student safety, academics, and the free newspaper program… Read More

Checking in with the Diversity Working Groups

In the wake of the Hoya‘s April Fools’ Issue last spring, President DeGioia held a town hall meeting and announced the creation of three working groups to address diversity issues in terms of admissions, academics and student life… Read More

The Daily Beast asks: Is Georgetown really that Catholic?

Proliferation of chapels and crucifixes notwithstanding, we actually aren’t that Catholic! Over on the Daily Beast, Kathleen Kingsbury has made it her mission to debunk “bogus college stereotypes.” Earlier this week she took on entrenched stereotypes like “Oberlin… Read More