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    Welcome, Georgetown's new faculty!

    Congratulations and welcome to the newest cohort of Georgetown University faculty! This year we welcomed 72 esteemed scholars into our ranks.

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  • Joint Appointment Search Approval

    Six Joint Appointment Searches Have Been Approved for AY 2016-2017

    The changing climate of higher education practically demands universities and their respective faculty to stay ahead of the curve by developing progressive and scholarly teaching activities and approaches. Such faculty-led joint appointment proposals have emerged at Georgetown with six being approved for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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  • Main Campus Research

    Main Campus Research

    Get the latest information on internal and external funding opportunities and proposal support.

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  • Designing the Future(s)

    Designing the Future(s)

    Future(s) is an integrative initiative engaging the whole community while simultaneously exploring the issues facing higher education.

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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

  • Combatting the Effects of Implicit Bias in Faculty Searches
    August 24, 2016
    Great work by social and cognitive psychologists over the past few years has revealed one weakness of human judgment by developing the notion of “implicit bias,” often taken to mean embedded stereotypes that heavily influence our decision-making without our conscious knowledge. (Take your own implicit bias measurements). As the work evolved some are attempting various […]
  • Taking Care with Big Data
    August 17, 2016
    I recently read a news article about a household tragedy related to sloppy use of big data. The offending event was connected with a digital portal that provided street addresses based on an IP address for an Internet connection. IP addresses cannot be mapped specifically to a street address in many cases, but can be […]
  • Liberal Education and Life Expectancy
    August 10, 2016
    One of the fastest growing populations in the US over the past years has been those who are 100 years or older. What changes they have seen during their lifetimes! In 1916, there was no television, movies had no sound, antibiotics had not been discovered, nor had fluorescent lights and even store-bought pre-sliced bread. Many […]