Former Colombian President to teach at Georgetown

Alvaro Uribe, the former President of Colombia who ended his second term on August 7, will teach students in the School of Foreign Service during the 2010-11 academic year. Uribe, who the University named as a Distinguished Scholar… Read More

SFS shakeup: Kaneda replaced Reardon-Anderson as head of undergrad program

This morning, a commenter republished an email about changes within the School of Foreign Service administration. We decided to put on our journalism pants and investigate the claims. According to the email, which was sent to SFS faculty… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: A guide to the School of Foreign Service

This week, Vox wanted to give the Class of 2014 a sneak peek into each of Georgetown University’s four schools. Today we examine the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. A strong core builds a strong degree,… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: A guide to Georgetown College

This week, Vox wanted to give the Class of 2014 a sneak peek into each of Georgetown University’s four schools. Today, we take a look at Georgetown College. In a few weeks, you’ll join the College—the largest, oldest,… Read More

Chronicle of Higher Ed thinks Georgetown is a “Great College to Work For”

On Monday, The Chronicle of Higher Education released the results of its annual “Great Colleges to Work For” study. Lo and behold, Georgetown is among the best in the nation. The Chronicle focuses on the University’s “many amenities,”… 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

2009 Professor payraises low across the country, including at Georgetown

A study by the American Association of University Professors found that colleges and universities across the country gave faculty the lowest pay raises in the 50 years since the study began, and Georgetown University is no exception. At… Read More

Bill Clinton and classmates recall late GU Professor Walter Giles

Sunday’s Washington Post had a nice writeup of the late Georgetown Professor Walter Giles (SFS ’43, GRD ’45) in which Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) and some of his classmates reminisce about his stringent classroom practices by T. Rees Shapiro. Giles,… Read More

NHS’s Joan Riley named a teacher of the year by Carnegie Foundation

Joan Riley (right) with two NHS professors at NHS Graduation On Thursday, Georgetown Professor Joan Burggraf Riley (NHS’76, G’97) was named the District of Columbia Teacher of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching… Read More

Georgetown professor defends D.C. Archdiocese’s anti-same-sex marriage moves

The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington provoked quite a stir this week when it announced that it would abandon its contracts with the city unless the D.C. Council changed its proposed same-sex marriage bill.  The church says that the… Read More