Administration

Campus Response to Governor Baker’s March 23 Order

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Gary Nicksa, Senior Vice President for Operations This morning, Governor Baker issued an order temporarily closing non-essential businesses and organizations starting at noon on March 24 and prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 people, and directed the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to issue […]

Ongoing Campus Services

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Gary Nicksa, Senior Vice President for Operations Last night, President Brown announced that the University will extend remote teaching and learning through the end of spring semester and undergraduate residence halls will close on Sunday, March 22, to help contain the fast-spreading coronavirus.  While […]

Remote Teaching Readiness Plan

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer We continue to pay close attention to developments around COVID-19 and its potential impact on Boston University. In order to prepare for the possibility that classes may be unable to meet in-person, I have asked Chris Dellarocas, Associate Provost for Digital Learning & Innovation, to […]

Cancellation of University-sponsored International Group Trips

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer In response to recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and statements made yesterday and today by Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston University has cancelled all University-sponsored international group trips for the foreseeable future, including spring break trips. […]

2020 University Lecture – Call for Nominations

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer The University Lecture Committee asks for your assistance in identifying nominees for the 2020 University Lecturer. The University Lecture was established in 1950 to honor members of the Boston University faculty engaged in outstanding research. University Lecturers represent a vast array of disciplines and research […]