Boston College is set to host a conference this weekend that will mark the largest gathering of Catholic leadership on a university campus in American history.
BC Denied Proposals for Queer Resource Center, Transgender Speaker, and Academic Conference, GLC Chair Says During SA Meeting
Boston College denied a proposal for a queer resource center in November, citing its Jesuit values, GLBTQ+ Leadership Council (GLC) Chair Wells Arkins said at a Student Assembly (SA) meeting on Tuesday night.
BC to Launch Lifelong Learning Program in January 2024
The University will introduce Boston College Companions—a yearlong immersive program for adults looking to continue their education, deepen their spirituality, and reflect on their future—in January 2024, according to a BC News release.
Vice Provost for Enrollment Management to Step Down at End of Academic Year
Boston College announced Vice Provost for Enrollment Management John L. Mahoney will retire after working at the University for 39 years on Thursday morning.
SA Discusses Bringing More Inclusive Housing and Wellness Days to Campus
Throughout its meeting, the SA discussed potentially creating more inclusive housing options and mental health absence days for students.
BC Looking to Expand Use of Restorative Practices on Campus
In collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Office of the Dean of Students recently sponsored three-day training workshops surrounding restorative practices. Four experts from the University of San Diego Center for Restorative Justice led 50 students, faculty, and staff members in the training from January 11 to 13.
BC Dining Closes BC After Dark Due to Staffing Shortages and Low Student Attendance
BC After Dark, a late-night food option offered at Hillside Cafe, is currently shut down due to staffing shortages and low student attendance, according to Director of Dining Services Beth Emery and Associate Director of Restaurant Operations Megan O’Neill.
Frostbite and Frozen Pipe Warnings: University Alerts Students of Incoming Arctic Blast
The University sent out several emails on Thursday warning students about a dangerous arctic blast headed for Boston this weekend.
Shaun Dougherty Now Heads New Catholic Education Research Initiative
Shaun Dougherty now heads the Catholic Education Research Initiative, a project within the Lynch School of Education and Human Development (LSEHD) that began last fall, according to a University release.
Two Former Employees Sue BC Over Alleged Mismanagement of Retirement Funds
Two former Boston College employees are suing the University in a class action lawsuit, alleging BC mismanaged their retirement plans.