A new report concludes that too many history departments give short shrift to study of the United States. Faculty disagree.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jul 7, 2016

John J. DeGioia talks with The Washington Post about “an important moment in the life of our university.“

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 23, 2016

Findings at Jesuit university in Washington echo what top schools have found recently about sexual assault.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 16, 2016

Emily Kaye says a program at Georgetown shows the kind of help many disadvantaged students need to thrive.

By Emily Kaye

  • May 17, 2016

Georgetown University says students may invite “any outside speaker“

By Michelle Boorstein

  • Mar 8, 2016

The Rev. Patrick Desbois is renowned for documenting mass executions in Eastern Europe.

By Nick Anderson

  • Feb 24, 2016

Mindful of Georgetown’s strength in Arab- and Muslim-related fields, many students and others within the university community have long urged expansion of Jewish studies at the elite Catholic school.

By Nick Anderson, Michelle Boorstein

  • Feb 24, 2016

Here are the nation’s leading schools in providing volunteers for an agency that promotes peace and service abroad.

By Nick Anderson

  • Feb 18, 2016

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
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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