Category: University Affairs

BU Ranks in Top 20 College Contributors to Teach for America

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | (Boston) – Boston University was recently ranked in the top twenty large universities, those with at least 10,000 undergraduate students, for the amount of graduates it provided to the 2010 Teach for America (TFA) corps. Out of the 4,500 new corps members in 2010, 35 of them came from […]

Kenneth W. Freeman Named Dean of Boston University School of Management

Contact: Tom Testa, 617/353-2240 | (Boston) — Kenneth W. Freeman, currently a Member of the investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), today has been named the Allen Questrom Professor and Dean of Boston University’s School of Management (SMG) announced BU President Dr. Robert A. Brown. Freeman takes over for Louis E. Lataif […]

Boston University Awards Full-Tuition Medeiros Scholarships to 12 Archdiocesan High School Graduates

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | (Boston) — Twelve students among the graduating seniors of the parochial high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston received four-year, full-tuition scholarships to Boston University (BU) through the Cardinal Medeiros Scholarship Program at a June 1 ceremony at BU’s George Sherman Union. Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley and Boston University […]

Christopher Muller Named New Dean of BU’s School of Hospitality Administration

Contact: Tom Testa, 617/353-2240 | (Boston) – Christopher Muller, a seasoned entrepreneur, fourth-generation restaurateur and decorated educator, today was named dean of Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration (SHA) announced BU President Dr. Robert A. Brown. “Chris will bring to the School of Hospitality Administration enormous professional and creative energy,” said Brown. “He will […]

Metropolitan College Recognized by United States Distance Learning Association for Excellence in Distance Learning

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | (Boston) – Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) was recently awarded a 2010 International Distance Learning Award by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). These prestigious international awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. MET’s Master of Science […]

BU Law Announces New Executive LL.M. in International Business Law

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | rtaffe@bu.eduContact: Mary Gallagher, 617/353-3097 | (Boston) — Boston University School of Law has announced the launch of its Executive LL.M. in International Business Law Program – a master of laws program designed to accommodate the careers of international lawyers whose work commitments make it difficult to attend a traditional […]

Boston University Recognizes Three Professors May 16th for Excellence in Teaching Honors

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | (Boston) — Boston University announced today it will bestow its highest teaching award at Commencement May 16th to mechanical engineering Professor J. Gregory McDaniel, the 38th recipient of the Metcalf Cup and Prize for Excellence in Teaching. BU also will recognize chemistry Professor John Caradonna and music Professor Sandra […]

Joint Statement from MIT, UMASS, BU and NU on Planning Progress of a Green, High-Performance Computing Center in Holyoke

Contact: Tom Testa, 617/353-2240 | Following is a joint statement by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts, Boston University and Northeastern University on planning for a green, high-performance computing center (GHPCC) in Holyoke, Mass.: Back in November of last year, the consortium pledged a commitment to work diligently for the next […]

Boston University’s ‘One BU’ Report Explores Broadening Liberal Arts Education

Contact: Tom Testa, 617/353-2240 | (Boston) — A Boston University task force, led by BU Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Victor Coelho, has released a blueprint exploring how the University can expand its undergraduate experience by way of re-examining the role a liberal arts education plays in today’s world. The 42-page report called “One […]