Board Finance Committee Supports Recommendation to Avoid Tar Sands Investments
June 7, 2018
During its June meeting, the board of director's Committee on Finance and Administration supports a recommendation to use reasonable efforts to avoid investments in companies whose principal business is the extraction of bituminous sands (“tar sands”) for use in energy production.
Board of Directors Approves Five-Year Financial Plan at Winter Meeting
February 15, 2018
The board of directors approves a five-year financial plan designed to strengthen the university’s competitiveness, maintain its financial stability and continue its commitment to the broadest possible access to a Georgetown education.
From Kennedy Center to Georgetown: New University Secretary Marie Mattson
December 12, 2017
Marie Mattson, a senior leader at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, caps off a 20 year-career working with the Kennedy Center Honors and other major events to join Georgetown as its new university secretary.
Board Supports Investment Recommendation, Approves Kehoe Design Study
October 5, 2017
Georgetown’s board of directors supports a recommendation to continue the university’s practice of not investing in private prison companies and also approves a design study to renovate Kehoe Field’s playing surface.
Board of Directors Approves New Socially Responsible Investing Policy
June 8, 2017
Georgetown’s board of directors approved a Socially Responsible Investing Policy (SRI Policy) today that further aligns the university’s investment strategy with its commitment to social justice, protection of human life and dignity, stewardship for the planet and promotion of the common good.
New Financial Plan Prioritizes Financial Aid, Academic Life Investments
February 14, 2017
The Georgetown board of directors approve a four-year financial plan reflecting investments in student financial aid, new research, academic programs, faculty salaries, technology, infrastructure and more.
Board Celebrates Successful Capital Campaign, Dedication of New Buildings
October 13, 2016
Georgetown’s board of directors meets on campus as the university celebrates securing $1.67 billion through its capital campaign, dedicates two new buildings in the same week and spends time with members of the university’s Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation.
Board Approves Department of African American Studies
June 17, 2016
Meeting in Rome last week, the Georgetown board of directors approved a new Department of African American Studies, several advanced degrees and a new solar power agreement, and met with Vatican leaders.
Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance: John Idol, 2016 Honoree
March 11, 2016
Georgetown Commits to Large Increase Next Year in Financial Aid
February 16, 2016
The largest investment ever in financial aid and tuition rates for the next academic year are among the measures Georgetown’s board of directors approved at their winter meeting.