Boston College Fact Book 1996 - 1997


Table of Contents
Foreword 5
The Mission of Boston College 6
A Brief History of Boston College 7
A Boston College Chronology 7
Boston College Profile 11
Administration & Faculty
Board of Trustee Membership 14
Board of Trustee Chairmen 15
Trustee Associate Membership 15
Officers of the University 16
The Jesuit Community at Boston College 16
Chart of Administration 16
Academic Administration 17
Department Chairpersons 17
University Administrators 18
Professional, Administrative, and Support Staff Personnel 19
Faculty:
  by School and Rank 20
  Full-Time Equivalent by School 20
  by School and Tenure Status 20
  by School and Gender21
  by Highest Earned Degree and Rank 21
  by Highest Earned Degree and Gender 21
  by Rank and Gender22
Full-Time Faculty, Teaching Fellows, and Teaching Assistants:
  by School and Department 22
Average Faculty Compensation:
  by Rank, 1986-87 through 1995-96 23
  by Rank, Compared to AAUP Category I Averages for 1995-96 23
Students
Freshman Enrollment by Year and Gender (Full-Time) 26
Freshman Admission Profile 26
Freshman Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollment (Full-Time) 26
Class of 2000 Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollment-Geographic Distribution 27
Top Cross Application Competitor Schools of Enrolling Freshmen 28
Undergraduate Transfer Students:
  Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollment (Full-Time) 28
  by Type of Previous Institution and Gender 28
Enrollment:
  by School, Gender, and Full- and Part-Time, Fall 1996 29
  Student Credit Hours by School, 1989-90 through 1995-96 29
  by School, Gender, and Full- and Part-Time, Fall 1989 to 1996 30
  AHANA and International Enrollment by Gender, Fall 1994 to 1996 31
  Veteran Enrollment by Gender and Full- and Part-Time, Fall 1996 32
  Full-Time Equivalent by School, Fall 1987 to 1996 32
  Undergraduate Majors by School, Fall 1985 to 1996 33
  Geographic Distribution of Newly Enrolled Graduate and Professional Students, Fall 1996 34
  Graduate Enrollment by Degree Program and Discipline, 1991-92 through 1995-96 35
  Summer Session Enrollment, 1987 to 1996 35
International Students and Scholars, 1995-96:
  by School 36
  by Class or Program 36
  by Gender and Program 36
  by Country 37
Degrees Conferred:
  Undergraduate and Graduate by Degree and Gender, 1992-93 through 1995-96 38
  Undergraduate by Degree and Number of Majors, 1991-92 through 1995-96 39
  Undergraduate by Major, 1991-92 through 1995-96 40
  Undergraduate by School and Major, 1993-94 through 1995-96 41
  Graduate by School, Degree, Primary Field, and Gender, 1995-96 42
Undergraduate and Graduate Financial Aid, 1991-92 through 1995-96:
  Dollars of Aid Awarded 43
  Number of Awards 43
Undergraduate Student Graduation Rates 44
Senior Survey, Spring 1996:
  Educational Plans, Class of 1996 44
  Academic Fields of Highest Planned Degree, Class of 1996 45
  Long-Term Career Plans, Class of 1996 45
Alumni & Development
Boston College Alumni Clubs 48
Alumni Association Board of Directors 48
Alumni Awards 1996 48
Regional Analysis 49
Geographic Distribution 49
Living Alumni by Primary School and Class 50
Living Alumni by Gender and Class 52
Gifts to the University, 1991-92 through 1995-96 53
Individual Donors by Giving Club, 1991-92 through 1995-96 53
Alumni Donors by Primary School and Class 54
Physical Plant
Buildings Related to Boston College Operations 58
Boston College Properties 60
Facility Capacities 61
Dining Facilities 62
Offices 62
Classrooms 63
Summary of Building Use 63
Residence Hall Capacities 64
Finance
Highlights of Financial Operations, 1992 to 1996 68
Condensed Statement of Financial Position as of May 31, 1996 68
Tuition and Fees for the Ten Years Ending May 31, 1997 69
Tuition Restated in 1982-84 Dollars, 1986-87 through 1996-97 70
Academic Resources & Technology
Boston College Libraries 74
Expenditures for Library Materials, 1991-92 through 1995-96 74
Holdings by Individual Libraries 74
Library Use Statistics 74
Special Library Services 75
John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections 76
Academic Development Center 77
University Archives 77
Language Laboratory 77
McMullen Museum of Art 78
Information Processing Support 78
Systems and Network Services 79
Management Information Systems 80
Network Services 80
Tech Product Center 81
Research & Sponsored Projects
Highlights of Sponsored Activities during 1995-96 84
Summary of Contract and Grant Awards, 1995-96 84
Contracts and Grants, Source and Application of Funding 84
Contracts and Grants by Department, Total Accounted Expense 85
Dollar Amount of Contract and Grant Awards Received 86
Number of Contract and Grant Awards Received 87
Number of Contract and Grant Proposals Submitted 88
Selected Contract and Grant Awards, 1995-96 89
Research Institutes and Centers 90
Faculty Publications, 1981 to 1985 and 1986 to 1990 91
Athletics
Intercollegiate Athletic Accomplishments, 1995-96 94
Intercollegiate Sports Participation, 1995-96 96
Intramural Sports Participation, 1995-96 96
Varsity Sports Records, 1991-92 through 1995-96 97
Varsity Football Schedule 1996 97
Men's Varsity Hockey Schedule, 1996-97 98
Women's Varsity Hockey Schedule, 1996-97 98
Men's Varsity Basketball Schedule, 1996-97 99
Women's Varsity Basketball Schedule, 1996-97 99
General Information
Founder and Presidents 102
Honorary Degrees Awarded, 1952 to 1996 102
Types of Degrees Conferred 105
Honorary Degrees 105
Accrediting Agencies 106
Association Memberships 106
Academic Department Locations 107
Academic Calendars, 1996-97 and 1997-98 108
Sources 108
Index 109
Campus Maps111

Date Posted: March 31, 1997
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