Rosemary Kilkenny

Rosemary Kilkenny joined the board in 2015. She currently serves on the Diversity Committee and Governance Committee.

Rosemary is Georgetown University’s first vice president for institutional diversity and equity since 2006. Before coming to Georgetown as the special assistant for affirmative action programs, Rosemary served as the assistant dean for graduate recruitment at Kent State University, where she developed a national program to increase the representation of Black graduate students. She then served as the director of affirmative action programs at State University of New York at Albany.

Rosemary currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE). She has previously served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Affirmative Action, Howard Road Academy, the Discovery Creek Children’s Msueum, and National Child Research Center.

Rosemary holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center and bachelor and master degrees from Kent State University.


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Georgetown Day School is a coed, preK-12, non-sectarian private school in Washington, DC with small class sizes and a diverse school community. Our comprehensive, innovative curriculum includes hands-on learning, honors and AP classes, as well as advanced-level math and STEM courses. An education is not just college prep and SAT scores. GDS teachers focus on providing the best education for each child, from elementary grades through high school. The school performing arts program includes theater, dance, and music. The athletics program offers competitive sports for student athletes, including cross-country, track, soccer, lacrosse, and crew/rowing. With our strong commitment to financial aid, an independent school tuition is affordable.