“BC has been growing from a regional university to a national one,” said Alberto Godenzi, the co-chair of the initiative. “We have been engaged internationally, but not in a strategic way.”
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.
A number of supporters of the union organized to do their work, displaying signs on the back of their chairs that read “I’m working on …” followed by their subject matter.
He wrote to the community to ask students and faculty to call or email members of Congress within the next few days to urge them to include a provisions, which would lessen the impact of the new tax bills on BC.
A number of acapella groups performed that night, such as the Heightsmen, the Acoustics, the Liturgy Arts Group, the BC Bells, the Sharps, and the Dynamics.
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.”
Boston College’s planned Institute for Integrated Sciences and Society will be named after Phil Schiller, BC ’82, and his wife Kim Gassett-Schiller.
Boston College joins hundreds of other universities in signing a letter to congressional leaders. University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. has always been a supporter of DACA, and wrote in the statement that rescinding DACA is a mistake that conflicts with the nation’s values and heritage.