A historic moment for administrative relations with the student body, this decision was made amid serious protestations from the student body over the fairness of the proposed scaled back Georgetown Day.
Last night students were proposing an alternative Georgetown Day site to continue the celebrations without movement restrictions. Letters were sent to President John DeGioia from students asking him to “please take down the barricades, put a stop to the plan to kettle us, and restore our freedom of movement on Friday.”
“We applaud the planning committee of Georgetown Day 2012 for their work to listen to the concerns expressed by students. We appreciate that the planning committee found a way to incorporate the students’ concerns into the efforts they have made to ensure a safe and fun day,” University spokeswoman Stacy Kerr said.
The Planning Committee’s email called it a “Copley Compromise”: