Pray away the snow day: Assistant Provost did all he could to stop the cold

John Carroll is upset that no students are out playing in the snow, as they all have to go study. In advance of the text that everyone loves to see, Assistant Provost and University Registrar John Q. Pierce… Read More


ICC renovations aim at increasing study space

Last week, members of the SFS Academic Council met with representatives from the Provost’s office to talk about increasing student space in the Intercultural Center, Vice President of the SFS Academic Council Megan Murday (SFS ’15) wrote in an email… Read More

Provost offers thoughts on tenure process in not-so-subtle reference to Shehata case

Getting tenure is really, really cool: You don’t have to worry about money or being fired for the rest of your life. For academics, it’s the ideal job, though only a select few can attain it. That’s why… 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

Provost Bob Groves to tweet about his new blog

In an email sent to students, the new Provost Robert Groves announced the inaugural post of a blog he will maintain throughout the semester. He titles the first post “Our Moment in Time,” in which he discusses the future of… Read More

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

Town hall sheds some light on the ongoing search for a new provost

In August, approaching the end of a ten-year term in office, Provost James O’Donnell announced his decision to step down from the position at the end of this semester. Last night, the University’s provost search committee convened a town hall… 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

Georgetown Alumna Kathleen Noel Benz passes away in Alaska

Early last night, Provost James O’Donnell notified the campus community that Kathleen Noel Benz (COL ’07) died Saturday in a traffic collision while visiting rural Alaska for a friend’s wedding. “As an undergraduate, Kathleen was very active in… Read More

Poll: So, we have class on Monday. What are your plans?

We have class on Monday, albeit on a liberal leave schedule. And if the Facebook group made in protest of the decision and comments section of our blog post are any indication, people are very, very pissed. Many… Read More