• Rich Barlow

    Senior Writer

    Photo: Headshot of Rich Barlow, an older white man with dark grey hair and wearing a grey shirt and grey-blue blazer, smiles and poses in front of a dark grey backdrop.

    Rich Barlow is a senior writer at BU Today and Bostonia magazine. Perhaps the only native of Trenton, N.J., who will volunteer his birthplace without police interrogation, he graduated from Dartmouth College, spent 20 years as a small-town newspaper reporter, and is a former Boston Globe religion columnist, book reviewer, and occasional op-ed contributor. Profile

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There are 4 comments on BU’s 2020 Perkins Awards for Distinguished Service Announced

  1. Congratulations, Colin! It’s wonderful to see your years of calm, steady, and intelligent work recognized. I know I speak for everyone at SARP when I thank you for your support and encouragement.

  2. Colin, Welcome to the Perkins club from a fellow recipient! Thrilled to see you have been recognized for your excellent years of service to our great University. CAS is sending our appreciation and congratulations on your dedication and high standards of service to us all. Enjoy your award, you deserve it!

  3. I called Colin Riley office expecting to talk with an assistant. I was surprised he answered the phone. I had been listen to some radio personalities and tv reporters putting down BU because of one of our young alumna
    They were saying BU education must be terrible with what she was saying about economics her major. It had amazed me how little she knew I didn’t know what the university could do to tell the true story how good BU is and economics department
    Colin listened to my rant and we had a good laugh. Congratulations Colin
    gc CAS 77/80

  4. Congratulations Colin everyone who knows you will not be surprised to hear you are being honored, I know I’m not surprised! What took so long? Kevin M. Riley

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