BC plans to resume on-campus classes on August 31 as scheduled, University President William Leahy announced in an email on Tuesday.
The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts, of which BC is a member, sent the Sept. 16 letter to the state’s congressional delegation.
We, the members of Climate Justice at Boston College, read the August 29 article about Fr. Leahy’s convocation address with hope. We applaud Fr. Leahy’s stated commitment to BC’s “long-standing Jesuit Catholic heritage” and to meeting global challenges that Catholic universities, as Fr. Leahy notes, are uniquely positioned to help confront. Yet we also recognize…
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., spoke on a panel titled “Revitalizing Our Church: Ideas from University Presidents.” The event addressed how the Church can find a path to restored credibility.
Carolina Tiru, MCAS ’20, was awarded the 2019 Oscar A. Romero Scholarship at an awards ceremony Saturday night. Tiru was awarded the scholarship for academic excellence, as well as significant involvement within the greater Latinx and Hispanic communities.
A resolution calling upon University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. to issue an official statement condemning the clerical sexual abuse uncovered in a Pennsylvania grand jury report last summer passed in the UGBC Student Assembly on Tuesday.
About 30 members of the Boston College Graduate Employees Union (BCGEU-UAW) first walked out of the annual President’s Address in Robsham Theater before carrying out a planned picket outside Pops on the Heights Friday night.
Pope Francis has summoned Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop José Gomez, Cardinal Seán O’Malley, and Monsignor Brian Bransfield to the Vatican for a meeting concerning the recent grand jury report detailing sexual abuse allegations against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, according to America magazine, a Jesuit publication. O’Malley’s inclusion is notable—he leads the Vatican’s commission for the protection of young people, is the archbishop of Boston, and often attends Boston College’s commencement exercises.