Cynthia Chance, PhD

Special Advisor to the Director,
Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs

Dr. Chance is Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs at Georgetown in addition to her role at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics. She has been detailed to the Institute to assist with its Integrated Planning, with a special emphasis on exploration of new or refreshed programs that can help it grow in its central mission.

As Assistant Provost, Dr. Chance's portfolio includes faculty compensation, personnel matters, faculty appointments, faculty data, faculty and AAP leaves, communication, searches, endowments and professorships, retention, the rank and tenure process, merit review, and retirement.

Dr. Chance holds a PhD in Philosophy from Georgetown University, and taught philosophy at Trinity Washington University in Washington, DC, prior to joining the administration at Georgetown.

Did you know?

A three time Hoya who has held leadership roles on diverse institutional initiatives from multi-year strategic planning to contract negotiation with our adjunct union, Cindy’s skill as convener, content expert and project partner have brought out the best in individuals and committees, enhancing the faculty experience on the Main Campus. Cindy has been called “the Georgetown whisperer” for her institutional insight, ability to manage complex teams, and collegial style. What is her secret? “Listen.”

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