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Job Opportunities in the DOS Office

Dean's Blog November 13th, 2019 0 comments

Dean of Students Program & Operations Assistant Job Description OVERVIEW The Dean of Students Office proudly employs students who support our mission to help enhance the character, quality, and perspective of all BU students. As the welcoming unit for the George Sherman Union, they promote community within their building and across the larger BU campus […]

Dean Elmore to deliver oration at City of Boston’s Independence Day Celebration

Dean's Blog July 2nd, 2019 0 comments

BOSTON – Tuesday, July 2, 2019 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced Boston University’s Associate Provost and Dean of Students, Kenneth Elmore, will be this year’s orator for Boston’s Independence Day Celebration, which will take place at 10:00 a.m. on July 4th at Faneuil Hall. “We’re honored to have Dean Elmore serve as our […]

Halloween and baseball – What a double play!

Dean's Blog, FYI Student Blog October 28th, 2018 2 comments

The following message from Kelly Nee, Chief of Police for the Boston University Police Department, and Kenneth Elmore, Associate Provost and Dean of Students, was sent to all students on Friday, October 26, 2018: Dear Friends, What a couple weeks in Boston! The wickedness of Halloween awaits us and the local baseball team is cause […]

What Dean Elmore’s Reading – and the App He is Loving

Dean's Blog, FYI Student Blog October 10th, 2018 0 comments

A few books I’m reading that I think might be relevant to my future Orientation, transition, and cocurricular musings: Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities | Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein Syllabus | Lynda Barry Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World | Anand Giridharadas The […]

Registered? In the Know for Making a Difference?

Dean's Blog, FYI Student Blog September 5th, 2018 0 comments

The timbre of the times has many of us reflecting, talking, and acting (hopefully with each other). We are discussing elections; arguing about campus, national and global political climates; and, being publicly and collectively active around the issues for which we care. To encourage students, eligible to vote in American elections, to register to vote, […]

Pop-up Coffee and Conversation – Monday, July 2, 2018

Dean's Blog June 29th, 2018 0 comments

Back in the day, I had the honor and real joy of facilitating a weekly gathering of students and folks from around the way that became known as Coffee & Convo. I also had real joy in being able to chop it up with Sandy Ocasio-Cortez during a few of our sessions. Sandy always lifted […]

Boston Police provide safety tips for Marathon Monday

Dean's Blog April 12th, 2018 0 comments

The following is a message from Boston Police Department Commissioner William Evans:    Dear Students: On Monday, April 16st, Boston will host the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon. In conjunction with partners, both public and private, the Boston Police Department has developed a safety and security plan for the events to ensure both athletes and […]

Remembering MLK: Events marking 50 years since April 4, 1968

Dean's Blog, FYI Student Blog March 7th, 2018 1 comment

April 4, 2018 marks 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Several University offices and departments will be holding events to honor Dr. King, a BU alumnus. This events range from discussions to concerts, panel discussions to jam sessions and more. Many of the events are free and open to the public. […]

Community and Campus: Boston University Celebrates King’s Legacy

Dean's Blog January 9th, 2018 1 comment

Our annual celebration of the life and legacy of Alumnus Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. begins on Sunday, January 14, 2018, with an interdenominational service at Marsh Chapel (735 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston).  On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Reverend and Professor Dr. Walter Earl Fluker will preach.  Dr. Fluker is the Martin Luther King, […]

A Halloween safety message

Dean's Blog October 27th, 2017 0 comments

Did you miss Dean Elmore and Chief Nee’s Halloween message in your inbox. Check out their safety message, which was sent Friday, October 27, 2017 to all undergraduate students, below. Hello Friends, Be ready for Halloween in Boston! Starting this weekend you’ll see people at their creative best, and hopefully, as their best selves. As […]