Petition for diversity requirement gains ground

Last Monday, the Last Campaign for Academic Reform (LCAR) began circulating a petition for Georgetown to pass a Diversity, Power and Privilege two-course overlay requirement to be implemented in Fall 2015. Although Georgetown students have been organizing for… Read More

#BLGU protest plans to spark discussion on being Latino at Georgetown

Following last week’s #BBGU protest, which was trending nationally on Twitter at one point, several students are planning a #BLGU (Being Latino/a at Georgetown University) protest to begin at 11 a.m. this morning and end at 11 p.m…. Read More

DeGioia gives update on diversity, inclusiveness initiatives

In an email sent to the Georgetown community on Tuesday, President John DeGioia and Provost James O’Donnell gave some updates about the University’s Diversity and Inclusiveness Initiative. Last year, faculty, student, and staff working groups recommended a variety… Read More

University provides e-mail update on diversity initiatives

Georgetown’s Diversity Initiative working groups have made their verdicts—change should come to the Hilltop. Last night, Provost James O’Donnell sent out an e-mail that listed the recommendations of the Academic, Student Life, Admissions and Recruitment working groups. This… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Down on divestment, shoutouts for Voice

The majority of this week’s meeting of the Georgetown University Student Association Senate was spent considering the arguments of Georgetown, Divest!, which is pushing the University to divest from companies that profit from human rights violations in Israel… Read More

The second town hall on diversity in Georgetown’s academics

On Wednesday afternoon, Georgetown University faculty members and students met at the second town hall about the curriculum and faculty hiring changes recommended by the Academic Working Group last week. While there were only a handful of faculty… Read More