The Boston College Chronicle

Sept. 5, 2003 Vol. 12, No. 1

RALLY EAGLES--Boston College football fans got an early start on the season at a pep rally held in Alumni Stadium the evening before the Eagles' opener last Saturday, a 32-28 loss to Wake Forest. The rally and game were among a number of activities and events welcoming new and returning members of the University community for the 2003-04 academic year. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

Planning Effort to Begin This Fall

History's O'Toole to lead project; priorities for next campaign eyed

With its latest capital campaign coming to a successful end, Boston College will begin preparations for another major fundraising effort by embarking this fall on a large-scale planning initiative, University President William P. Leahy, SJ, announced at the annual University Convocation Wednesday in Robsham Theater.


Deans Sought for Lynch, Carroll Schools

Fr. O'Keefe, Safizadeh are appointed interim deans as search begins

Boston College begins the 2003-04 academic year in search of new leadership for its education and management schools, having appointed interim deans to oversee those divisions in the meantime.



Russert to Usher in 2003-04 'Church' Series

The University's Church in the 21st Century initiative kicks off its second year later this month with NBC News Washington Bureau Chief Tim Russert moderating a "Meet the Press"-style panel discussion on the direction of the Catholic Church.


Annual Mass of the Holy Spirit to be Held Sept. 14

Catholic means universal, and the worldwide reach of the Church will be emphasized in the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit to be celebrated in the St. Mary's rose garden at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14.




Connell School Dedication Is Sept. 12
Labyrinth Will Memorialize 9/11 Victims
Lowell Lecture Humanities Series Begins Sept. 22
--Pulitzer winner, Newman biographer, controversial diplomat among guests
Grant to Support Teacher Education
Burns To Head Undergrad Programs
Truman Scholarship Program Lauds BC's Achievements
New Look for Irish Programs
BC Mourns Passing of Gerson, Wysocki and Fr. Talbot
LSOE's Michele Montavon Is New College Bound Program Director


Hard Lessons from Africa--GSSW students see hope and despair in Uganda's battle against HIV/AIDS
"QUOTE/UNQUOTE"--During the summer, Boston College faculty continued to offer their views and expertise to the media on a variety of national, religious, economic and social issues.

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