Georgetown University is home to a vibrant community of accomplished students, distinguished faculty and committed professional staff. The University is proud to be one of few institutions, in which its rich Jesuit values resonate through all aspects of our campus.  From our world-class faculty’s scholastic research and extensive work with students, to the innovative pedagogic methods of experiential learning, dialog and technology; Georgetown’s passion is one that thrives to provide a cross-disciplinary, global and multi-campus education for its scholars.

Georgetown’s main campus houses various schools that offer an array of intellectually rigorous programs designed to guide our undergraduate and graduate students toward their professional and academic goals. Our degrees include the liberal arts, sciences, international relations, business administration and several specialized certificates and continuing education programs. 

Provost's Blog

  • Provost Distinguished Associate Professor
    August 26, 2015
    Academics experience heavily structured career steps. The vast majority of tenure-line faculty receive two promotions during their lives, from assistant professor to associate professor, and then later, from associate professor to full professor. In addition, a small number of faculty are awarded named professorships or endowed chairs, usually after they have achieved full professor status. […]
  • Data Production In Organic Data
    August 19, 2015
    As we move from the world of designed data (through surveys, censuses, and administrative forms) to one of self-generated “big data,” or more organic data, we are excited about completely new ways to describe our world, the behaviors of humans, and the activities of organizations. This will be a more complicated data world than the […]
  • Ethics in PhD Education
    August 13, 2015
    For some time, there have been discussions about the role of the PhD in the system of higher education. A recent Science opinion piece highlights the issues among STEM fields. We are experiencing a period of rapid innovation in the undergraduate space in the US, partially because of the impact of tuition pressures of the […]