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University Appoints Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

By Jack Dunn

Published: Dec. 11, 2014

Boston College has named 1982 graduate Nanci Tessier, vice president for enrollment management at the University of Richmond, as the University’s first vice provost for enrollment management.  more »

The Long and Short of It

By Sean Hennessey 

Published: Dec. 11, 2014

Longer lives, reduced support from Social Security, and insufficient contributions to 401K plans: just some of the issues that have made the so-called “Golden Years” of retirement nothing but a distant memory. more »

First Round of New Courses Approved for Core Curriculum

By Sean Smith 

Published: Feb. 3, 2011

Beginning next fall, Boston College freshmen can fulfill core curriculum requirements through new team-taught or linked courses that deal with such topics as the global implications of climate change, genocide and crimes against humanity, the social contexts of violence, and the challenge history and literature face in pursuing truth. more »

New Home for McMullen

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Dec. 4, 2014

The McMullen Museum of Art, which has offered world-class exhibitions in Devlin Hall since 1993, will soon occupy a new and enlarged space on Boston College’s Brighton Campus more »

Gabelli Family Foundation Gift Boosts Presidential Scholars Program

By Jack Dunn 

Published: Dec. 4, 2014

Boston College’s Presidential Scholars Program has been named the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program, as a result of a major gift from the Gabelli Family Foundation. more »

BCSSW’s Sudders Will Be Mass. HHS Secretary

By Sean Smith 

Published: Dec. 4, 2014

Marylou Sudders will join the cabinet of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker as secretary for the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. more »

Lochhead Is New Exec. VP

By Jack Dunn  

Published: Dec. 4, 2014

Boston College has named alumnus Michael J. Lochhead, vice president for administration and finance and treasurer of the College of the Holy Cross, as executive vice president more »

At the Starting Point

By Jack Dunn

Published: Nov. 13, 2014

Dudley Square in Roxbury is not a place readily associated with entrepreneurs. So when Gilad Rosenzweig, an MIT-educated architect, urban planner and founder of the high-tech accelerator Smarter in the City, announced his plans to provide six months of free workspace and professional mentorship for minority entrepreneurs in the heart of one of Boston’s poorest neighborhoods, his vision was met with some cynicism from those accustomed to seeing entrepreneurial investment directed across the Charles River to Kendall Square. more »

Jobs with Special Meaning

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Nov. 13, 2014

Every weekday, Boston College School of Social Work Clerical Assistant Mindy Beaulieu rises at 5:30 a.m. to travel by commuter rail from her North Shore home to North Station in Boston, where she catches a ride to the Chestnut Hill Campus. She is always punctual and has not missed a day of work in three years. more »

Center to Educate Students on Real Estate, Urban Action

By Sean Hennessey 

Published: Nov. 13, 2014

Boston College has created the Joseph E. Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action. Housed in the Carroll School of Management, the center is designed to educate and inspire the next generation of professionals to use real estate as a catalyst for turning struggling neighborhoods into stable, flourishing communities.  more »