Vice President of Housing Karen Frank to retire in August

Georgetown’s Vice President of Housing and Facilities, Karen Frank, is set to retire at the end of August. President John J. DeGioia announced that the search for her successor will commence shortly, in an email to members of the Georgetown community this afternoon. Frank has held the position for over two decades and participated in […]

University to install new, high-efficiency washing machines

While every dorm won’t have wireless internet access by the beginning of the semester, students can still expect something new—washing machines! The front-loading, high-efficiency washing machines, which are manufactured by Speed Queen, will cut down on the University’s water and electricity consumption. “They’re low-energy machines,” Vice President for Facilities and Student Housing Karen Frank said. […]

Student complaints about vermin drop sharply, Facilities says

Not in my backyard This semester, Georgetown students and residents alike complained loudly about rats and mice invading the neighborhood. In the Georgetown University Student Association Senate, Arman Ismail (COL ‘11—Reynolds) led efforts to mollify what he called “a growing problem” that have culminated in a $200 allocation for waste disposal awareness and improvement. On […]

2010 Campus Plan: Transportation plans would send Dupont GUTS through Canal Road

The proposed loop road and new GUTS routes The last time University officials discussed the transportation aspect of the 2010 Campus Plan back in May, they said they were tentatively planning to send the Dupont GUTS bus through the Canal Road entrance, meaning the shuttle route would be extended to the experimental 4.7 mile test […]