Thinking about our numbers. Financially, it was the most positive year in the history of Boston University. Giving to the University was up. Faculty salaries increased. Financial aid disbursements were greater. The endowment went up. All that doesn’t happen easily, especially when you consider the recession and all the other financial challenges going on. A lot of people at BU spend a lot of time thinking how to make the numbers work right and to ensure our financial stability. See how they’ve succeeded on so many levels by downloading our financial statement (PDF). Keep reading...



Got D?Got D? One BU professor says we should sit in the sun a lot more.

New levels of generosityNew levels of generosity It was a record-breaking year for gifts to BU.

My cousin Bill GatesMy cousin Bill GatesA student’s search of family history reveals a wealthy relative.

Space to serve studentsSpace to serve studentsA new East Campus center gets the green light.

A big digA big dig Take a tour of a BU professor's important archaeological dig on the Red Sea.