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Q&A with Provost and Dean of Faculties David Quigley

By Jack Dunn

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

David Quigley, who is in his first year as provost and dean of faculties at Boston College, recently discussed the state of academic affairs at the University.   more »

Core Curriculum Renewal Effort Set to Continue

By Sean Smith 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

The initiative to renew Boston College’s undergraduate core curriculum enters a new phase this academic year, with the goal of creating four to six pilot courses for 2015-16. more »

BC Opens Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies

By Sean Smith 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

A newly created institute aims to make Boston College a hub for Jesuit studies, while serving as a resource to the University community – and beyond – on the history, spirituality and pedagogy of the Society of Jesus. more »

Challenge Accepted

By Michael Maloney

Published: Sept. 4, 2014

He may not have invented the Ice Bucket Challenge, but Director of Boston College Baseball Operations Pete Frates ’07 has surely played a big role in putting it on the map around the world. more »

Convocation Highlights Change and Continuity

By Sean Smith 

Published: Sept. 4, 2014

Speaking yesterday at a University Convocation that crystallized a time of transition at Boston College, University President William P. Leahy, SJ, reminded the audience that BC had survived changes – in size, scope, location, personnel and reputation – over the years and emerged as a stronger institution. more »

Fr. Burns Is Appointed Dean of Woods College

By Sean Hennessey 

Published: Sept. 4, 2014

James P. Burns, IVD, was recently appointed as dean of the Woods College of Advancing Studies, after having served as interim dean since 2012. A former director of faculty outreach and program assessment for Boston College’s University Mission and Ministry division, Fr. Burns formally assumed the dean’s post on Sept. 1. more »

'Goodbye, Friend'

By Sean Smith 

Published: July 17, 2014

Crowded in amongst the pews of St. Ignatius Church were former colleagues and students, fellow priests and academics – but whatever their titles or backgrounds, they had known the joy of being called “friend” by William B. Neenan, SJ. more »

Lynch School Program to Certify Bilingual Educators

By Ed Hayward 

Published: July 17, 2014

The Lynch School of Education will launch a program in September to certify bilingual education teachers who work in schools offering dual-language immersion classes where English- and Spanish-speaking students develop fluency in both languages across their academic subjects. more »

‘Pass On Your Light to Others’

By Sean Smith 

Published: May 22, 2014

US Secretary of State John F. Kerry told the Class of 2014 at Monday’s Commencement Exercises that his Boston College education had inspired him to serve others. more »

BC Fellowships Span Globe and Range of Disciplines

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: May 22, 2014

Boston College continues to be one of America’s top producers of Fulbrights – which support a year’s post-baccalaureate study abroad – with nine confirmed at press time; three other students were chosen as alternates more »