Associate Dean of Students Richard DeCapua issued a letter dated Sept. 2 to students via email regarding changes made to four specific sections of the Student Guide: hazing policy, sexual misconduct policy, help seeking policy, copyright, and compliance policy.
After initially stating that he voluntarily resigned from his position as Executive Vice President (EVP) of UGBC, Chris Marchese, A&S ’15, said yesterday that his decision was based on an ultimatum delivered by Director of the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) Gus Burkett to either resign or be forcefully removed from UGBC for conduct-related matters.
With more than 200 registered student organizations on campus, funding clubs is no small task. The responsibility of allocating that funding, though, is the responsibility of a comparatively small group.
UGBC Executive Vice President Chris Marchese, A&S ’15 confirmed tonight that he has stepped down from his role for “personal reasons.”
Produced by the Dean of Students Office (DOS) and revised on an annual basis, the Student Guide has become the subject of a joint effort by both University administrators and members of UGBC to clarify, renew, and better publicize issues surrounding free speech and the right to organize on campus for student groups.
After having fulfilled a summer internship with an L.A.-based production company, Derek Switaj, CSOM ’15, said he knew the scripts he’d been working on had the potential to change students’ perspectives on television production within college setting, which later became the premise of ‘Mod of Cards.’
This year marks the first that Boston College has implemented an anonymous, third-party service for reporting University-related ethical concerns through the use of an Ethics Hotline and ethics reporting website, both of which are modeled around principles established through BC’s Professional Standards and Business Conduct policy guide.
Each week, a group of about 20 students quietly gathers into a room in Higgins Hall for their weekly meeting, addressing climate change on campus through the newly formed Climate Justice at Boston College movement.