“Over the years, DACA students have enriched our campus through their presence, and we hope they will continue to do so in the years to come,” Dunn said.
The proposals include increased defense spending, homeland security, veterans affairs, and commerce, which are offset with significant cuts across the board, including a 12-percent decrease in education spending—which could greatly affect student borrowers.
Claude Barfield, resident scholar of trade policy at the American Enterprise Institute, gave a talk on the Trump administration’s trade policies in an event sponsored by the Boston College Republicans and the American Enterprise Institute Executive Council of BC.
Gina McCarthy, former head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the Obama administration, came to speak at Boston College on Tuesday in the wake of recent rollbacks by the Trump Administration of many Obama-era EPA policies.
Melinda Stoops, associate vice president for student affairs and BC’s Title IX coordinator, acknowledged some of uncertainties over the future direction of Title IX policy, particularly as it relates to sexual assault in regards to reported changes coming to the law.
“Boston College will continue to practice affirmative action in accordance with recent Supreme Court decisions involving the University of Michigan (2003) and University of Texas (2016),” said John Mahoney, dean of undergraduate admission and financial aid.