Post Tagged with: "James O’Donnell"

Grad Rates Lower for Minorities

While Georgetown’s graduation rate for the Class of 2010 was among the highest in the nation at 88.9 percent, disparities exist within the university between graduation rates for different racial groups. White students, who make up the majority of the student body, graduated at a rate of 90.7 percent in[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 0 comments News

University Begins Provost Search

Aiming to begin screening candidates next month, administrators have drafted a description of an ideal candidate for a new university provost and will soon hold a town hall meeting to gather student input. In a leadership statement, the committee of students, faculty and staff that is spearheading the search outlined[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

O’Donnell Stepping Down as Provost

University Provost James O’Donnell announced today that he will leave his post at the end of the academic term to become a full-time professor in the Classics department following a sabbatical. According to the email sent by University President John J. DeGioia, a formal search for a replacement will begin[Read More…]

by August 24, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Zoning Hearing: Administrators Stand Firm on Campus Plan

The university presented its revised 2010 Campus Plan Thursday night to five D.C. Zoning Commissioners, as well as students and residents of the Georgetown, Burleith and Foxhall neighborhoods. The hearing represented the final stage of a two-year process. University President John J. DeGioia, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson,[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Provost Discusses Diversity Initiative Progress

As the administration begins to review the Diversity Initiative’s recommendations, University Provost James O’Donnell said he hopes to see changes in curriculum, faculty recruitment and admission by the middle of next year. “It has been a valuable year in which to have these conversations going on,” O’Donnell said. The initiative,[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Winter Behind Him, Provost Preps Initiatives

Provost James O’Donnell oversees academic policy for the six main campus schools of Georgetown. Yet around campus, he is recently known for his e-mails regarding university closings during the February “Snowmageddon.” In the interview below, O’Donnell comments on his initiatives as provost, as well as past and future closing policy.[Read More…]

by March 23, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Scheduling Change

First, I want to thank Provost James O’Donnell for his efforts during what surely must be a stressful week. He and his staff are to be commended for their continued efforts to make our Georgetown learning experiences as valuable as possible, and his efforts to find new ways to connect[Read More…]

by February 11, 2010 0 comments Opinion, Uncategorized