A previous policy change, made in early August, announced that fourth- and fifth-year teaching fellows would not be eligible for coverage in the upcoming academic year.
As Columbia Decides Not to Bargain with Grad Student Union, BC Reaffirms Decision to See Appeal Through
“This is going to establish a trend, a pattern, and a precedent,” Gary N. Chiason, a professor at Clark University, told The New York Times.
The proposal calls for a 1.4 percent excise tax on the endowments generated by large, private institutions, such as BC. The University announced in September that its endowment had reached $2.4 billion.
On Wednesday evening, graduate students at Boston College received awards for their work as teaching assistants.
On Friday afternoon, BC graduate students recounted their experiences in and joy in confronting societal problems.