A delegation from Tecnológico de Monterrey, a university in Mexico, visited campus in June. Pictured with the delegation are the following members of the BC community: Global Leadership Institute Director Bob Mauro (far right), Executive Director of Strategic Services Mike Pimental (third from right), and Interim Associate Vice President for Student Affairs KathleenYorkis (fourth from right).
The Boston College Division of Student Affairs recently hosted a delegation from Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico's most recognized private university, with 90,000 students across 31 campuses. They came to campus to speak to and learn from administrators whose work supports the well-being of BC students. Boston College was chosen for a site visit based on its academic quality and "outstanding" student life model.
The Tecnológico de Monterrey team, which represented the the institution's academic, student affairs, and athletics divisions, was interested in issues such as the alignment of the Jesuit vision and student programming, counseling and student support, and student formation and vocation.
They met with Vice President for University Mission and Ministry Jack Butler, S.J. and the Student Affairs' leadership team, including Associate VP of Residential Life George Arey; Assistant to the VP/Director of Special Projects Carrie Klemovitch; Associate VP and Dean of Students Thomas Mogan, and Interim Associate VP Kathleen Yorkis, as well as other key University administrators, such as Beth Emery and Michael Forcier of Dining Services, Mike Pimental of Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment; Craig Burns of Counseling Services; Cristina Mirshekari of the Center for Teaching Excellence; Andy Petigny of the Thea Bowman AHANA Intercultural Center, and Ken Turbush of Campus Recreation.
Other University adminstrators the group met included Global Leadership Institute Director Bob Mauro.