Boston College has canceled all study abroad programs for the Fall 2020 semester. Students can request to be placed on a waitlist for a Spring 2021 program.
President Leahy sent a letter to the BC community stating that it is essential for everyone to “acknowledge and affirm that Black Lives Matter.”
New Boston College athletic director Pat Kraft described his commitment to student athletes and Jesuit values in Monday’s video press conference.
Boston College Police Department officers conducted crowd control at a protest in Franklin Park on Tuesday.
“The core values of Boston College are in alignment with how I live my life and how I approach my job, creating world-class experiences for student-athletes with the utmost of integrity, character, faith and love,” Kraft said, according to a University release. “We will compete for championships, we will continue to graduate young men and women who will go on to change the world, and we will represent BC with pride.”
“People need to stay mad,” said Ade Laurent, a protester. “When they stay mad, that’s when we’ll get a change.”
After Martin Jarmond accepted a job at UCLA, Boston College announced on Wednesday that JM Caparro would take over on an interim basis.
After three years as the athletic director at Boston College, Martin Jarmond has been hired away to serve the same position at UCLA.