U.S. Census Bureau director Robert Groves to be next Provost

Replacing outgoing Provost James O’Donnell, Professor Robert M. Groves has been named Georgetown’s next Provost and Executive Vice President, effective August 20. Groves has been the director of the U.S. Census Bureau since 2009, and prior to that… Read More

Government Professor Christopher Joyner passes away

On the evening of Saturday, September 10, Georgetown Professor Christopher C. Joyner passed away at the age of 63 in a hospital in the Virginia Hospital Center. He is survived by his wife and two children. Joyner, who… Read More

O’Donnell to retire as Provost; assume professorship in Classics Department

Executive Vice-President and Provost James J. O’Donnell will conclude his ten-year term as a member of Georgetown’s administration at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year, according to announcement from University President John DeGioia. “I am truly grateful… Read More

University releases finances, list of highest earners

On May 13, the University submitted its tax filings for fiscal year 2010 (July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010). These forms detail Georgetown’s income, expenditures, and assets, as well as list the highest-paid University officials. Graphics by… Read More

Hans Rosling, the man behind Gapminder, visits GU

Hans Rosling, an international health scholar and co-founder of the Gapminder Foundation, spoke to a crowd of more than 200 on Monday night in Copley Formal Lounge. Provost James O’Donnell invited Rosling to speak on campus seeing the… 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

Wingo’s: The once and future wing king of Georgetown

When we decided to host a chicken wing taste test, we could only think of a few people worthy of the challenge. A former President? Or a Big East champion? Maybe even a movie star? Nah. For a… Read More

JTIII still Georgetown’s highest-paid employee, but DeGioia closes the gap

Earlier this week, the Washington Examiner‘s Emily Babay reported that Georgetown paid President John DeGioia $911,613 in 2008. DeGioia’s salary, which included a $150,000 retirement annuity and an allocation for University-provided housing, marks a 40 percent increase over… Read More

Georgetown gets its own “Hitler finds out…” video

Not content to let John Hopkins outdo us, Georgetown now has its own Downfall blizzard reaction video. While the kids at JHU assumed Hitler would be outraged by the cancellation of classes, the Georgetown version—created by Vox‘s favorite… Read More

Provost announces liberal leave on Monday for Georgetown University

In an e-mail that he has just sent to the student body, Provost James O’Donnell has announced  that classes will be held on a liberal leave schedule President’s Day, Monday, February 15. The University will make every effort… Read More