The May 7 protest on the Quad centered around student speeches and came after an off-campus protest advertised—but not officially hosted, according to club leaders—by CJBC, was canceled on May 3.
BC has issued a summary suspension to a student who wrote racially offensive language on classroom chalkboards, according to a University email sent to students on Friday.
In two YouTube videos released on Wednesday and Jan. 23, theologian Laura Grimes alleges that Richard Gaillardetz, chair of the theology department, sexually assaulted her twice—on Halloween and in early December of 1987—while the two were students in a theology doctoral program at Notre Dame.
Rougeau, who also serves as the inaugural director of BC’s Forum on Racial Justice in America, will officially assume the role on July 1.
The scope of the jury trial taking place next month in the $3 million lawsuit being brought against Boston College will be limited solely to whether or not administrative interference took place, specifically a breach of contract or violated basic fairness principle.
Beth McDermott–the fourth high-level administrator to leave Boston College in the last 12 months–will become the managing director of development at Harvard Business School. McDermott has held the title of vice president for development at BC since 2016, according to a University press release.
“The arrangement of the survey seemed more like an overall experience survey… rather than a survey designed to directly address the results of racism on campus, which the University cited as a catalyst for… the survey.”
“Under normal circumstances, it would be unfortunate that the union feels compelled to protest at an event from which so many students benefit.”