Category: Dean JCF’s Corner

What to Know for Commencement 2024

The following was sent out to all students in the Class of 2024 on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, from Dean Jason Campbell-Foster. Dear Graduating Students, As we look ahead to Sunday’s All-University Commencement – the celebration of your academic achievements and personal growth amid unprecedented challenges – I share your feelings of excitement, nostalgia, and […]

Join us for Senior Breakfast!

The following was sent out to all undergraduate seniors on Monday, April 22, from Dean Jason Campbell-Foster: Seniors,  By this time next month, you will be BU graduates. Before you submerge yourself completely in life after college, let’s first celebrate all your hard work and dedication during your time at BU.  I’d like to invite you […]

A Note to all Students in Residences

The following message was sent out to all students who reside in BU residences on Thursday, April 11, from Dean Campbell-Foster. Dear Residential Students: The Residence Life Union representing our 295 Resident Assistants (RAs), Graduate Resident Assistants (GRAs) and Graduate Housing Assistants (GHAs) has voted in favor of authorizing a strike, and we have been […]

BU Does the Marathon

The following was sent out to all undergraduate students on Thursday, April 11, 2024, from Dean Campbell-Foster. Dear Students,  Spanning 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to downtown Boston – the world’s oldest annual marathon – is a marquee of spring in our city. Shortly after this spectacle of human endurance passes through our backyard, we will […]

Spring Recess Memo

The following message was sent to all on-campus undergraduate residence students on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, from Residence Life. Spring recess begins on Saturday, March 9, 2024, and ends on Sunday, March 17, 2024. Residences will remain open throughout the spring recess. You must register your spring recess plans with Residence Life using this survey […]

Upcoming Sexual Misconduct Study

The following message was sent to all Boston University students on Thursday, February 15, 2024, from Dean Campbell-Foster: Friends,   One of the incredible things about BU students is that you don’t hesitate to speak your truth. You engage with passion and unapologetic authenticity. You actively seek ways to enrich your learning and empower those around […]

A Spring Greeting from Dean JCF

The following message was sent to all undergraduate students on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, from Dean Campbell-Foster: Friends, My office isn’t far from the piano in the George Sherman Union Link. It has sat quiet since the end of finals (other than when I tapped a few chords when passing by to make sure it […]

BU Names Melissa L. Gilliam 11th President

The following email was sent out to all members of the Boston University community on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, from Ahmass L. Fakahany, Chair of Boston University’s Board of Trustees Dear Members of the Boston University Community, On behalf of the University’s Board of Trustees and the Presidential Search Committee, it is my privilege and […]

University Health Initiatives and Resources

The following email was sent out to all members of the Boston University community on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, from Dr. Judy Platt, MD, Chief Health Officer and Executive Director of Student Health Services: Dear Members of our Boston University Community,  Welcome back to campus as we kick off another exciting academic year. At the […]

Safety Awareness For Everyone

The following email was sent out to all students on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 from Dean Jason Campbell-Foster and Chief Safety, Security and Preparedness Officer Kelly Nee: Friends, We are writing to ask for about an hour of your time to review the new SAFE (Safety Awareness for Everyone) resource; an elective, online training module […]