Appointment of Siobhan Dullea as Executive Director of Innovate@BU

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer This past fall, we launched a national search to identify a new executive director of Innovate@BU, Boston University’s state-of-the-art laboratory and training ground on the Charles River Campus for future entrepreneurs. After a competitive process that considered several top-notch business and academic sector candidates, I […]

Creation of a New LGBTQIA+ Center for Students at Boston University; Launch of National Search for Center Director

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Robert A. Brown, President Boston University’s ability to create spaces where students can feel a sense of belonging, build connection, and enjoy new opportunities for engagement and reflection is central to both our mission and strategic planning. Following extensive conversation across our community […]

Your BU, Your Voice: Take the Belonging & Culture Survey

From Dr. Robert A. Brown, President and Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dear Boston University Community Members: This past September, we announced the creation of the Belonging & Culture Survey, BU’s first-ever campus-wide assessment gauging the sense of inclusion and belonging felt by students, faculty, and staff. We are pleased to […]

Appointment of Dr. Nancy Sullivan as an Edward Avedisian Professor and Professor of Microbiology and Biology

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Karen Antman, Medical Campus Provost and Dean, Arum V. Chobanian and Edward Avedisian School of Medicine Last fall, we announced the appointment of Dr. Nancy Sullivan as director of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) at Boston University. Prior to joining Boston […]

Professor David Carballo to Step Down as Assistant Provost for General Education

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Amie Grills, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Affairs Having completed his three-year term as assistant provost for general education, Professor David Carballo has announced plans to return to the faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences, where he is professor of archaeology, anthropology, […]

Implementation of AAU’s Principles on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Academia

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Amanda Bailey, Vice President, Human Resources, and Jean Estevez, Executive Director, Equal Opportunity Office Last year, Boston University joined other Association of American Universities (AAU) institutions in adopting the Principles on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Academia. These principles identified eight responsibilities to which all signatories […]