Vice President for Student Affairs Shawna Cooper-Gibson will pause her plans to restructure the Thea Bowman AHANA Intercultural Center (BAIC) after hearing feedback from students, alumni, and members of color on Boston College’s Board of Trustees, according to a University release.
Eight new board members, ranging from bank executives to Boston-area advocates, joined the Boston College Board of Trustees earlier this summer, according to a University release.
Boston campaigns for Pete Buttigieg raise $1 million with the help of Jack Connors Jr., BC ’63.
The proposal for a new student center has been introduced by the Student Life Committee to the entire Board of Trustees, and the center has been put on BC’s building plan, King said.
The Board includes two University Trustees: John F. Fish, chairman and CEO of Suffolk Construction Company, and Christian W.E. Haub, the Co-CEO of the Tengelmann Group. Fish is the board’s inaugural chair.
“University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. as the leader of Boston College, should speak out whenever situations occur that especially hurt students. There cannot be a substitute for that.”
Peter Markell, BC ’77, was officially selected last month as the new chair of Boston College’s Board of Trustees. In an interview Friday with The Heights, Markell talked about his time at BC, his goals for the Board, and his take on recent activism on campus. The Heights: Can you talk about your time at…