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College of Arts and Sciences

Meet the Deans

college and graduate school of arts and sciences

Gregory Kalscheur, S.J., Interim Dean

Gasson Hall 103
Phone 617-552-2393


 

Undergraduate College

Senior Class

William H. Petri, Associate Dean

Gasson Hall 109
Phone 617-552-2800
Email william.petri@bc.edu

Academic dean for seniors overseeing the completion of degrees, responsible for academic review for seniors, graduation clearance, oversees selection into senior honor societies and commencement awards.


 

Junior Class

Michael Martin, Associate Dean

Gasson Hall 109
Phone 617-552-2800
Email michael.martin.2@bc.edu

Academic dean for the junior class regarding issues related to progress towards degree completion and academic good standing, responsible for academic review of juniors.


 

Sophomore Class

Clare Dunsford, Associate Dean

Gasson Hall 109
Phone 617-552-2800
Email clare.dunsford@bc.edu

Academic dean for sophomore students, meets with individual sophomores regarding progress towards degree completion, academic good standing, academic review of sophomores, oversees independent majors, chairs the A&S Academic Integrity Committee, and is also director of the Cornerstone Program for first-year students.


 

Freshman Class

Akua Sarr, Associate Dean
Director, Academic Advising Center

Stokes 140S
Phone 617-552-9259
Email akua.sarr.1@bc.edu

Academic dean for the freshman class regarding issues related to progress towards degree completion and academic good standing, responsible for academic review of Freshman. Oversees the internal transfer process into Arts and Sciences, credit for internships, and academic advising of pre-major students.


 

Finance and Administration

Gene McMahon, Associate Dean

Gasson Hall 107
Phone 617-552-6804
Email gene.mcmahon@bc.edu

Responsible for oversight of financial planning and management of academic departments within Arts and Sciences, as well as administrative systems, personnel management and staffing, and primary liaison to other University departments.


 

Graduate School

Academic Affairs

Candace Hetzner, Associate Dean

Gasson Hall 108
Phone 617-552-0714
Email candace.hetzner@bc.edu

Handles issues regarding academic standing, student grievances, funding opportunities, graduation clearance, and student life.


 

Admission and Administration

Robert V. Howe, Associate Dean

Gasson Hall 108
Phone 617-552-3515
Email robert.howe.1@bc.edu

Responsible for the Graduate School admissions, application status, financial aid, and student records.