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


Provost's Blog

  • It Takes a Village, With Special Help from Long-time Residents
    April 25, 2018
    One of the problems with a modern research university is that every member of the community is fully busy on their own affairs. Much communication is via email. Many are so busy that it’s difficult to take advantage of all the various stimulating activities ongoing. This is especially true of urban universities, in which commuting […]
  • An Innovative Blend of Business and Global Affairs
    April 19, 2018
    At a recent Georgetown Board of Directors meeting, the deans of the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and the McDonough School of Business (MSB) described a proposal for a new degree program, a BS in Business and Global Affairs. The program is unique organizationally because it is a collaboration between two schools, equally contributing […]
  • Research Cartoons
    April 11, 2018
    I greatly enjoy cartoons describing research. One of my favorites is a view of a home’s entryway with a wife greeting her husband returning from work. Behind them, in another room at the dining room sits a man with glasses and a dark beard, in a three-piece suit, bent over some papers. The caption above […]
  • A Call to Dialogue at Georgetown
    April 5, 2018
    On Monday, Executive Vice President Ed Healton and I announced via email that we reached agreement with a group of graduate students, GAGE, and their partner union, the American Federation of Teachers, to hold an election determining whether those eligible want to be represented by the union. This is a union election unlike any that […]