Angelina Jolie Pitt Will Not Be Teaching At Georgetown University
Despite reports that the 41-year-old star will be a visiting professor at the famed Washington D.C. private college the university denied the claim to PEOPLE.
“We enjoy a partnership with the London School of Economics as part of that work, where Angelina Jolie and William Hague are scheduled to teach a class in the fall,” Rachel Pugh, a representative for the university told PEOPLE. “There are no current plans for Ms. Jolie to teach at Georgetown.”
It was announced in May that Jolie Pitt will be joining the London School of Economics as a visiting professor for the new master’s degree course on women, peace and security for the 2016-2017 school year. She will teach alongside British politician William Hague.
“I am very encouraged by the creation of this master’s programme. I hope other academic institutions will follow this example, as it is vital that we broaden the discussion on how to advance women’s rights and end impunity for crimes that disproportionately affect women, such as sexual violence in conflict,” Jolie Pitt previously said in a statement. “I am looking forward to teaching and to learning from the students as well as to sharing my own experiences of working alongside governments and the United Nations.”
Pugh says both Jolie and Hague are welcome to come teach stateside as well.
“Angelina Jolie and William Hague have an open invitation to share their experiences and perspectives at Georgetown anytime they’re able.”