You’re invited to attend the Jesuit Friends & Alumni Network’s Winter 2021 Virtual Luncheon, “Higher Education in a Post Pandemic World.” We are pleased to join with and support the John Carroll Society of the Archdiocese of Washington to welcome John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, as speaker.
The event registration is being handled by the John Carroll Society. It is free and will be presented via Zoom.
About Our Presenter:
President John J. DeGioia, Georgetown University – For close to four decades, John J. DeGioia has helped to define and strengthen Georgetown University as a premier institution for education and research. A Georgetown alumnus, Dr. DeGioia served as a senior administrator and as a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy before becoming Georgetown’s 48th president in 2001.
As President, Dr. DeGioia is dedicated to deepening Georgetown’s tradition of academic excellence, its commitment to its Catholic and Jesuit identity, its engagement with the Washington, D.C. community, and its global mission. Under his leadership, Georgetown has become a leader in shaping the future landscape of higher education and has recently completed a $1.5 billion fund-raising campaign dedicated to enhancing the lifelong value of a Georgetown education.
Dr. DeGioia is a leading voice in addressing broader issues in education. He previously served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education and is currently Chair of the Board of Directors of the Forum for the Future of Higher Education. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the National Association of Independent Schools, and the Business-Higher Education Forum. He currently serves as the Chair of the NCAA Board of Governors, as a member of the NCAA Division 1 Board of Directors and is Chair of the Division I Committee on Academics, and he previously served as a commissioner on the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics.