Faculty, deans and students talk about life at Education City in Doha. The dorms? ‘Like five-star hotels,’ a student says.

By Nick Anderson

  • Dec 17, 2015

The top earners were Columbia’s Lee C. Bollinger (more than $4 million) and U-Penn.’s Amy Gutmann (more than $3 million).

By Nick Anderson

  • Dec 7, 2015

The top earners were Columbia’s Lee C. Bollinger (more than $4 million) and U-Penn.’s Amy Gutmann (more than $3 million).

By Nick Anderson

  • Dec 7, 2015

Mother of the emir of Qatar helped import elite U.S. higher education, seeking a ‘knowledge-based’ society in Arab Gulf.

By Nick Anderson

  • Dec 7, 2015

Students attending Georgetown University's campus in Qatar describe how they plan to use their degrees to contribute to social advancements in their communities.

  • Dec 4, 2015

President John J. DeGioia met protesters’ demands that the buildings shouldn’t honor leaders who approved 1830s-era slave sales.

By Katherine Shaver

  • Nov 15, 2015

Activists from D.C. universities push lawmakers to act following deadly shootings last week at Oregon community college.

By Nick Anderson

  • Oct 6, 2015

New data offer clearest picture yet on degree completion for students who receive federal Pell grants.

By Nick Anderson

  • Sep 24, 2015

The theory: If you build it on your campus, students might come.

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 11, 2015

Billy Murphy has long fought for the city’s disenfranchised.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Jul 26, 2015

Police still seek a second suspect in connection with the incidents.

By Matt Zapotosky

  • May 9, 2015

A look at university research buildings in and near Washington.

By Nick Anderson

  • Mar 6, 2015

The six-month program includes hands-on training and coursework at Georgetown University.

By Mark Jenkins

  • Jan 14, 2015

The first word from some highly selective schools.

By Nick Anderson

  • Dec 18, 2014

Jonathan Harris of Silver Spring received an organ and his mother gave one in a mass 2010 exercise.

By Martin Weil

  • Dec 10, 2014

A student alleges Barry Freundel lured her to use a bath in which he is now accused of recording women.

By Peter Hermann

  • Dec 2, 2014

D.C. Superior Court Judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. was appointed to the bench in 1985 by President Reagan.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Nov 21, 2014

Daniel H. Milzman, who pleaded guilty, said he planned to use the deadly poison on himself.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Nov 10, 2014

Dr. Lancaster, 72, was an authority on foreign aid and highlighted the importance of empowering women.

By Matt Schudel

  • Nov 1, 2014

Among the surprises: Princeton University ranks first in the United States but 13th in the world.

By Nick Anderson

  • Oct 28, 2014
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About Georgetown

  • Established in 1789
  • Private
  • Campus size: 104 acres
  • Nickname: The Hoyas
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 17,849
  • Tuition and fees (2013-14): $44,805 

    Photo by Simon Brubaker/The Washington Post