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  • John & Patricia Baker
    Baker Trust For Transformational Learning to be Established at Georgetown

    Georgetown Receives $20 Million Gift from Patricia and Jon M. Baker (C’64) for the Baker Trust for Transformational Learning. The Trust will accelerate Georgetown’s efforts to reshape students’ educational journeys.

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    Main Campus Research Services

    Georgetown is committed to the expansion of scholarly discourse and the discovery of knowledge in all of its areas of academic focus. The Main Campus Research is having a new process for research administration, reach for general inquires.

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    Alfred Bertrand as the New Director of Georgetown University Press

    Georgetown University Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Alfred (Al) Bertrand as the new Director of Georgetown University Press. He replaces Richard Brown, who left Georgetown in October 2017 after almost 17 years.

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    Guidelines for Faculty re: Graduate Student Union Organizing

    Guidelines concerning how faculty may respond to union organizing activity among graduate students who provide teaching, research, or other service for the University.

Provost's Blog

  • Imprinting by Mentors
    April 17, 2019
    I often have the privilege of talking with faculty about their research lives. In most of these conversations, some talk about their graduate student experiences. I’m struck at the important role that mentors play in the early career of many PhD’s. Many faculty, looking back at the formative pre-PhD time, remember individual moments when the […]
  • The Three-Story Structure of Theory and Applications
    April 10, 2019
    I’m told that one country’s government weather service is a three-story building. On the top floor are theoretical climatologists and meteorologists. They are striving to elaborate the theory that underlies human understanding of the earth’s weather systems and how they change over time. Their work is highly technical and at times has no stated purpose […]
  • Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom
    April 3, 2019
    As we all try to make sense of the world day by day, we are increasingly reminded that we can learn something about almost every topic faster than ever before. But a few clicks on a keyboard generates more than we can consume fully. It might be useful, however, to make some distinctions among “data,” […]
  • Philosophy in the Financial Sector
    March 27, 2019
    The eco-system of knowledge development in the modern university is a permanent fascination to me. A key feature of this eco-system is the mix of discovery versus application that occurs. Some scholars within the academy are totally curiosity-driven. They find themselves interested in an issue and begin to use their discipline’s perspective to explore it. […]


Provost's Podcast
Faculty in Research

First episode: Coming soon...

January, 2019
Spring semester