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Encyclopedia > John J. DeGioia

John J. "Jack" DeGioia (b. 1957) is the 48th and current President of Georgetown University. DeGioia graduated from Georgetown University in 1979 and continued working at the university after graduation in various administrative and faculty positions, including Dean of Students and Senior Vice President, before rising to the presidency. He earned a PhD in philosophy from Georgetown in 1995. Selected for the presidency in 2001, DeGioia is the first lay person to head a Jesuit university anywhere in the world. DeGioia has sought to push Georgetown University onto the world stage, holding world conferences on microcredit programs, the AIDS pandemic, and other pressing issues at the University. He graduated from Amity High School in Woodbridge, CT, class of 1975. 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Georgetown University, incorporated as the The President and Directors of the College of Georgetown, is a private university in the United States, located in Georgetown, a historic neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Founded on January 23, 1789 by Father John Carroll, it is both the oldest Roman Catholic and oldest... For the song by The Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... Amity High School is a regional high school located in Woodbridge, Connecticut USA. It serves students in grades 9-12 in the towns of Woodbridge, Orange, and Bethany. ...

Preceded by
Rev. Leo O'Donovan, SJ
President of Georgetown University
Succeeded by



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