Georgetown University

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Georgetown University
A vertical oval-shaped black and white design with a bald eagle whose wings are spread and who is grasping a globe and a cross with its claws. Around the seal are leaves and the numbers 17 and 89 on either side.
Motto Utraque Unum
Motto in English Both into One[a]
Established January 23, 1789[1]
Type Private
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuits)
Endowment $1.01 billion[2]
Chairman Paul Tagliabue
President John J. DeGioia
Vice-president Spiros Dimolitsas
Provost James J. O'Donnell
Academic staff 2,054[3]
Admin. staff 1,500[4]
Students 16,437
Undergraduates 7,433
Postgraduates 5,455
Other students 3,549 (continuing studies)[3]
Location Washington, D.C., 20057, United States
38°54′26″N 77°4′22″W / 38.90722°N 77.07278°W / 38.90722; -77.07278Coordinates: 38°54′26″N 77°4′22″W / 38.90722°N 77.07278°W / 38.90722; -77.07278
Campus Urban, 104 acres (0.4 km2)[5]
College yell Hoya Saxa

Blue and Gray

Sports Big East; Patriot League (football); EARC; MAISA
Nickname Hoyas
Mascot Jack the Bulldog
Affiliations Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Stylized blue text with the words Georgetown University.

Georgetown University is a Catholic university in Washington, D.C. It was started in 1789 by the Jesuit priest John Carroll. It is the oldest Catholic university in the United States of America.

References[change | change source]

  1. Nevils 1934, pp. 1–25
  2. Gillis, Jonathan (January 27, 2011). "Endowment Surges Past $1 Billion Mark". The Hoya. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Georgetown Key Facts". Georgetown University. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  4. "Services and Administration". Georgetown University. 2009. Retrieved February 15, 2009. 
  5. "Georgetown Facts". Office of Communications. Georgetown University. 2009. Retrieved August 24, 2009.