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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Department of Education Implicates Georgetown for Failure To Report Foreign Gifts

By Kelly Anderson November 6, 2020

Georgetown University received improperly disclosed gifts and contracts from Chinese, Saudi Arabian and Qatari foreign entities, a recently released report from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos...

Title IX: Explained

Title IX: Explained

By Doris Zhang October 8, 2020

This article discuss sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Georgetown University updated its sexual misconduct grievance procedures Aug....


Georgetown Puts Planned Changes to Title IX Regulations Into Effect

By Casey Ferrante August 24, 2020

Georgetown University officially updated its Title IX sexual misconduct policies in accordance with binding guidelines set by the Department of Education in May, according to a universitywide email.  The...

The University has lacked a full-time Title IX coordinator since June. The University says finding qualified candidates can take up to a year.

GU Community Calls for University Commitment to Survivors as Admin Prepares To Enforce New Title IX Rules

By Moira Ritter July 21, 2020

Georgetown University students drafted a petition urging the university to prioritize the interests of survivors while implementing new Title IX rules set to go into effect Aug. 14. The petition, which...

Georgetown Will Make Minimal Changes to Title IX Practices Despite New Federal Regulations, Administrators Say

Georgetown Will Make Minimal Changes to Title IX Practices Despite New Federal Regulations, Administrators Say

By Liana Hardy and Moira Ritter July 8, 2020

Georgetown University plans to maintain current Title IX processes as much as possible despite new Department of Education regulations set to go into effect next month, university officials said during...

FILE PHOTO: ALEXANDER BROWN | Georgetown is one of eight universities under investigation by the Department of Education for potentially violating education regulations tied to the admissions bribery scheme.

Education Department Investigates Admissions Bribery at GU

By Myroslav March 27, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including Georgetown, for potential misconduct relating to the admissions bribery scheme Monday. The investigation...

FILE PHOTO: KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA The University submitted its comment to the proposed changes to Title IX regulations after giving students 8 days to review and submit responses to their initial draft.

Georgetown Submits Comment Opposing Proposed Title IX Changes

By Connor Thomas February 6, 2019

Georgetown University submitted its formal comment regarding proposed Title IX regulations to the U.S. Department of Education on Jan. 31, following months of student activism and input. The final submission...

SAMUEL NELSON/THE HOYA | Participants at listening sessions expressed concern on DOE proposals for narrowing the definition of sexual misconduct and raising the standard of proof in Title IX hearing processes, among other issues.

University Releases Draft Comment on Title IX Proposals

By Joshua Levy and Meena Morar January 25, 2019

The Georgetown community can now review the draft of the university’s comment to the U.S. Department of Education regarding proposed Title IX reforms. Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and...

DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA | Campus student group Students Taking Action Against Interpersonal Violence held a town hall Tuesday addressing concerns about the U.S. Department of Educations proposed changes to Title IX regulations, including the redefinition of sexual harassment.

University Administrators Address Title IX Concerns at Town Hall

By Meena Morar January 18, 2019

Georgetown University administrators rebuked proposed changes to Title IX regulations at a town hall hosted by Students Taking Action Against Interpersonal Violence, a campus student group dedicated to...

AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Georgetown University hosted the first of a series of feedback sessions to collect student input on how the university should formulate a response to proposed Title IX regulations. Students pushed back against the regulations and offered recommendations to university administrators at the Monday session.

Proposed Title IX Regulations Draw Student Backlash at 1st GU Feedback Session

By Sana Rahman December 7, 2018

Students criticized Georgetown University’s current response to sexual assault and the upcoming changes to Title IX regulations that could lessen the university’s legal obligation to combat assault...

Men’s Group Files Title IX Complaint Against University

By Elizabeth Douglas October 26, 2018

The National Coalition for Men, a nonprofit organization that advocates for men’s rights, filed a Title IX complaint alleging that Georgetown University discriminates against men in its hiring practices...

Georgetown’s Campus Ministry was awarded for its work to encourage community engagement, such as the building of the Sukkah.

University Wins Interfaith Honor

By Charles Trepany November 8, 2016

The White House selected Georgetown as the winner of its Interfaith Community Service Award from a group of 766 colleges and universities, the university announced last Monday. The award, which...

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