For Professor Angelina Jolie Pitt, Go to London

August 8, 2016

In May, the London School of Economics and Political Science announced that Angelina Jolie Pitt, the actress and activist, would become a visiting professor in the Center for Women, Peace and Security. On Friday, citing "a source," Us Weekly reported that she would take a similar role at Georgetown University. The news excited Washington television stations and Vanity Fair -- and received coverage from as far away as Pakistan. One problem: the report about Georgetown apparently wasn't correct. Georgetown told The Washington Post that there are no plans for Jolie to teach there.

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