Professor YuYe Tong and Environmental Metrology & Policy program students

Messages to the Community from the Office of the Provost

Broadcast Emails

Emails from the Provost to the Georgetown University community

Latest Emails

Monthly Newsletter

Provost Office newsletter for Main Campus faculty and staff

Latest Newsletter

Provost Podcast

Faculty in Research podcast on iTunes featuring Georgetown faculty

Listen Now

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.

Featured News


With Some Pomp and Circumstance, the Class of 2027 Are Officially Hoyas

Georgetown welcomed the class of 2027 to the Hilltop at New Student Convocation


Georgetown Undergrad Wins Top Award at BIG EAST Research Symposium

A Georgetown psychology major won first place and a culture and politics major received honorable mention during the second annual BIG EAST Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium.


Professor Soyica Colbert Named One of the 2023 Guggenheim Fellows

Professor Soyica Colbert, the Idol Family Professor of African American Studies and Performing Arts, was among 171 fellows in 48 fields awarded the fellowship.


Latest News

2022 Provost’s Innovation in Teaching Award Winner

August 25th, 2023

The Provost’s Innovation in Teaching Award recognizes a faculty member or faculty team who has used exceptional creativity in the use of innovative approaches to promote student-centered learning.…

2023-2024 Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Fellows

August 23rd, 2023

Recognizing the educational benefits of a diverse intellectual community, Georgetown aims to attract assistant professor level faculty from a wide range of backgrounds and to foster their success as…

Provost’s Blog

Adults, COVID, and Friendships

There has been much press about the rise of depression and anxiety among youth, as well as speculation about their heightened sense of isolation still present in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic’s …

September 28th, 2023

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivators for Learning

Some years ago, at a meeting with a student advisory committee for the provost office, I playfully asked the students to discuss whether Georgetown should abolish grades for completed courses. At firs…

September 21st, 2023

A New Site for a Global Georgetown

Since its foundation in 1789, Georgetown has aspired to foster dialogue and collaboration across different perspectives. In 1789, its unusual openness to students from different religious backgrounds …

September 13th, 2023

Does the Public See the Benefits of Higher Education?

Scarcely a day goes by without another media report about higher education in the United States. For the casual reader, it can be confusing. Some articles note that trust and confidence of the America…

September 7th, 2023

Provost’s Podcast: Faculty in Research