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Office of News & Public Affairs

For Faculty and Staff

resources and information for the bc community

The Office of News & Public Affairs provides University news and information to the BC Community and external audiences through a variety of news channels.

The Office of News & Public Affairs also works regularly with print, broadcast and online news media to disseminate stories that portray Boston College as a national leader in higher education.

If you have a story idea or news to share, please contact us by phone at 617-552-3350 or via email. You also may contact the News & Public Affairs staff liaison for your office/department/division.




BC Info is an online compendium of news and information as well as recent media coverage of BC people, events and programs.

Update is a daily email newsletter for members of the University community featuring Boston College news and announcements as well as higher education news from outside the University. To subscribe to Update, contact us.

Boston College Chronicle, the University's newspaper, is published twice a month during the academic year. The online edition of Chronicle has stories from the print edition in addition to breaking news and multimedia components.

Social Media The Office of News & Public Affairs manages the University's official social media channels, including Facebook Twitter Instagram Google Plus YouTube

Blogs The Office of News & Public Affairs publishes Social Media @ Boston College, the official blog of the Boston College Social Media Council and all things social at the University, and BC Bookmarks, a blog about published works by BC faculty, staff and alumni as well as campus events featuring authors.



Media Guide to Faculty Sources The Office of News & Public Affairs maintains a database of BC faculty members who can share their expertise and perspective with the news media on issues related to their areas of research or teaching interest.

In addition, the Office sends out daily Media Source Tips to the media touting our faculty experts. If you are interested in these media opportunities, please contact Sean Hennessey.

Media Interviews
If a journalist is coming to campus to interview you, please call the Office of News & Public Affairs at 617-552-3350 so that access to campus and parking can be arranged.

Press Conferences
All campus press conferences must be approved in advance by the Director of News & Public Affairs Jack Dunn.