Following Pat Kraft’s departure, Boston College athletics named Blake James next athletics director on Wednesday.
Members of the Boston College Graduate Employees Union (BCGEU) gathered at O’Neill Plaza on Friday and marched to deliver a petition that demanded comprehensive health insurance with no out-of-pocket costs for graduate student workers to University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J.
BC Athletics officially unveiled the Pete Frates Center on Saturday, named for the former BC baseball player and ALS advocate.
The University placed Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC) under probation for violating the Student Code of Conduct after students delivered cards with vulgar language to University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., as part of a Valentine’s Day–inspired divestment protest.
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. discussed the pressures that Boston College faces in the modern day, including an increasingly secular society and struggles within the Catholic Church, at BC’s 2021 University Convocation, according to University communications.
After Leahy’s statement condemning racism and offering prayers for George Floyd, student petitions call upon BC to better address racial injustice.
President Leahy sent a letter to the BC community stating that it is essential for everyone to “acknowledge and affirm that Black Lives Matter.”
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., released a statement on June 2 condemning racism and offering prayers for George Floyd.