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University President John J. DeGioia (CAS '79, GRD '95) touched on topics including the GU 272 referendum and his almost two-decade tenure as president in an interview with The Hoya. | MARGARET FOUBERG/THE HOYA

‘A Fantastic Challenge’: DeGioia Reflects on 18-Year Tenure, GU 272 and Title IX

This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. Ahead of the first day of classes, The Hoya sat down with University President John J. DeGioia (CAS ’79, GRD ’95), to discuss two key campus issues, as well as his reflections on his nearly two decades leading Georgetown University. GU[Read More…]

by August 28, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Sophomore Prevented From Leaving China

Sophomore Prevented From Leaving China

Members of the Georgetown University community, including students and administrators, are urging the return of Victor Liu (COL ’21), along with his mother and sister, who have all been prohibited by Chinese authorities from leaving the country since June. Victor Liu and his sister Cynthia Liu joined their mother Sandra[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MICHELLE XU THE HOYA Listening sessions led by two university administrators will convene next week to gather student feedback on 
the Department of Education's proposed changes to Title IX regulations on Nov. 16, according to a campuswide email sent Wednesday.

University to Host Open Discussion on Title IX Regulations

Three listening sessions to gather student feedback on the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX regulations are scheduled for next week, the university announced in a campuswide email Wednesday morning. The university is reviewing the regulations, announced Nov. 16, and will eventually offer a formal response independently[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA Former Georgetown University Senior Vice President of Development Dan Porterfield (COL '83) (left) and Provost's distinguished Professor of History and African-American Studies Marcia Chatelain (right) discussed student involvement in the creation and expansion of the LGBTQ resource center at an event honoring the center's 10th anniversary Oct. 15.

LGBTQ Resource Center Owes Success to Student Activism, University Official Says

Student activists brought about the establishment of the LGBTQ Resource Center and their energy helped sustain the center, Dan Porterfield (COL ’83), Georgetown University’s former senior vice president of development, said Monday at a discussion in honor of the 10th anniversary of Georgetown’s LGBTQ Center. The event, cohosted by the[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Chester Gillis, dean of Georgetown College since 2009, will retire from the position at the end of the 2016-17 academic year, and return to the theology department in 2017.

Gillis Steps Down As Georgetown College Dean

Georgetown College Dean Chester Gillis will conclude his duties as dean at the end of the 2016-17 academic year, University President John J. DeGioia announced in a campus-wide email Tuesday. “As Dean of the College, Chet has overseen the implementation of many new academic programs, including new majors in African-American[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DeGioia Announces African American Studies Department

University President John J. DeGioia announced a plan for four new commitments designed to address racial injustice and progress for racial equality both on campus and nationally in an address to the community in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday afternoon. DeGioia’s proposed commitments include the proposal for an African American studies department[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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University Recognizes Interim Name Changes

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia and the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation held a ceremony and reception to recognize the interim naming of Freedom Hall and Remembrance Hall on Friday afternoon. The ceremony occurred in the newly constructed courtyard outside Freedom Hall and included speeches from working[Read More…]

by December 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, who is now part of the SFS faculty,  gave a lecture Monday as part of the Global Futures Initiative.

Shah Emphasizes Role of Development

Former U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah highlighted the importance of development to American foreign policy in a lecture at the Lohrfink Auditorium Monday. The lecture, sponsored by the Office of the President, was part of the Global Futures Initiative, launched in January to encourage the university to[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Entering his 14th year, University President John J. DeGioia is the longest-serving president in Georgetown’s history.

13 Years In, DeGioia Outlasts Predecessors in President’s Office

After 13 years at the helm, University President John J. DeGioia (CAS ’79, GRD ’95) has reached a milestone. The Georgetown fixture is now the longest-serving president in the university’s history, surpassing the 12- and 13-year tenures of former presidents Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., and Fr. Timothy Healy, S.J. But[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News