Georgetown had 71st largest endowment for fiscal year 2008

The National Association of College and University Business Officers recently crunched the numbers to come up with a complete ranking of U.S. college and university endowments for fiscal year 2008. Granted a lot has changed since then, but… Read More

DeGioia 63rd highest paid private university president

Makin’ bank The Chronicle of Higher Education recently released its database of executive compensation at colleges and universities for the 2007-08 school year and Georgetown’s own John DeGioia isn’t doing too poorly for himself. With a total compensation… Read More

Georgetown second most expensive school in country, according to CNN

CNN recently released a ranking of the most expensive colleges and universities (based on data from the Chronicle of Higher Education) and Georgetown is a very high achiever: according to their data, we’re the second most expensive school… Read More

MSB ranked 35th most socially responsible business school by Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute recently released its biannual “Beyond Grey Pinstripes” ranking of business schools that do the best job of integrating social and environmental issues into their curriculum, and Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business came in a very… Read More

Georgetown makes “Best Neighbor” honor roll for community involvement

It’s a wonderful day in Georgetown’s neighborhood! While Georgetown’s town-gown relations can get pretty testy, according to researchers at Westfield State College, GU is actually one of the best neighbors in the country [PDF].  Georgetown made their “Best… Read More

Georgetown now the 7th most expensive school in the country

Georgetown is the seventh most expensive school in the country for the 2009-10 school year, according to a list just compiled by Campus Grotto.  With a total average cost of $51,122 per year, we’re more comparatively economical than… Read More

Georgetown 111th in research and development spending

We’re Number 111! The National Science Foundation just released its ranking for university spending on Research and Development for fiscal year 2008, and Georgetown is ranked 111th.  According to the rankings, Georgetown spent $143 million on research and… Read More

How does Georgetown’s Twitter usage compare to other universities?

Twitter gets its academics on While anyone who has interacted with UIS knows technology isn’t exactly Georgetown’s strong suit, the University has been exploring this newfangled social media thing, even setting up its own Twitter account. But how… Read More

Georgetown ranked 129th best university worldwide by Times Higher Education – QS

If you thought our US News and World Report ranking of 23 was low, brace yourself: The 2009 Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings just came out, and Georgetown is down to 129. These rankings look… Read More

Georgetown is gradually getting greener, the College Sustainability Report Card finds

The Sustainable Endowments Institute just released its 2010 College Sustainability Report Card, and while Georgetown is still in the B range, we’re making some improvements.  This year we received an overall grade of B, up from the B-… Read More