November 2022 Newsletter
 Monthly updates from the Office of the Provost

Faculty and Staff Photo Headshots

November 17 from 11am-1pm in Riggs Library, 3rd Floor, Healy Hall (South End)
First Come, First Served, No Cost!

Optional Inclusion of AY 2021-2022 Course Evaluations
  • Tenure-line and non-tenure line faculty members have the option to include or omit AY 2021-2022 course evaluations for purposes of annual merit review. This option extends to rank and tenure evaluation for tenure-line faculty and promotion and renewal evaluation for non-tenure line faculty. 
Dental Benefits for Post-Doctoral Fellow Employees
  • Post-doctoral employees are now eligible for dental benefits starting January 1, 2023. Elections for dental benefits must be made during open enrollment in GMS, which ends November 15.
Request Research Leave in GMS
  • Requests for research leave (sabbaticals, junior faculty research leave, and the Georgetown University research leave) should be made via the Leave portal in GMS. Research leave for administrative service (e.g., Chair’s leave) should also be requested via the Leave portal.
Upcoming Events and Deadlines
  • December 1: Sabbatical applications are due in GMS; Voluntary Phased Retirement applications due (apply in GMS); regular rank and tenure review dossier due in Provost’s Office.
  • January 16: Provost's Distinguished Associate Professor nominations due.
Provost's 2022 Internal Research Grants
Labs and Facilities Work Orders
  • Is your office too cold? Is there a light out in the hallway? Are you concerned about a building or facilites issue? Please submit a work order to Planning and Facilities Management simply by scanning the QR code below, entering your GU email address, and completing a form, all on your phone.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant Proposal Requirement – Data Management Plan (DMP)
External Awards
  • A total of $2.5M was awarded to Main Campus faculty in October.
New Academic Program Approval Process Workshops
  • The Office of the Provost, in conjunction with other university offices, is scheduled to hold a series of one-on-one workshops for new academic program developers on Tuesday, November 15th from 11:30-1:30pm. The workshops are designed to assist faculty and administrators with the creation of new academic programs and the program approval process to ensure compliance with federal, local, and accreditation guidelines. For more information, please visit the New Academic Program Approval Process website. Additional questions can be answered by contacting the Director of Education and Academic Affairs, Tammi Damas.

New Episodes of the Provost's Podcast

Tune in to a new episode of Faculty in Research featuring Mark Murphy, the McDevitt Chair in Religious Philosophy in the College of Arts & Sciences,

and listen to previous episodes featuring

Professor Sarah Johnson, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Biology, and the Walsh School of Foreign Service

Professor Gerry George, McDonough School of Business

Professor Keir Lieber, Walsh School of Foreign Service and the College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Government

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