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 […]

Scheduling of Final Exams

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer As we begin a new semester, I would like to remind everyone that, per University policy, the final examination for a course must be given only during its scheduled exam period and time slot and not during a regular class meeting or on a reading […]

Director, Kilachand Honors College – Call for Nominations and Applications

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Amie Grills, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Affairs The Office of the Provost invites nominations and applications from the BU professoriate for the position of director of Kilachand Honors College. The director provides leadership for all aspects of this innovative, interdisciplinary University-wide program serving over […]

Professor Carrie Preston to Step Down as Director of Kilachand Honors College

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Amie Grills, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Affairs Professor Carrie Preston, who has served as director of the Kilachand Honors College since 2017 and as the college’s Arvind and Chandan Nandlal Kilachand Professor, has announced plans to step down from her administrative role, effective […]

Appointment of Professor David Boas as Arthur G.B. Metcalf Chair and Professor Ran Canetti as Wang Professor

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer I am delighted to announce the appointments of two distinguished faculty leaders in the sciences to a pair of Boston University’s most prestigious named professorships. David Boas, professor of biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering and director of the BU Neurophotonics Center, has been […]

What to Expect from the Student Information System Renewal Program

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer As you may be aware, the Student Information System (SIS) Renewal Program is an ongoing University-wide effort to modernize the IT systems that support students from application to graduation. This program will update processes touching many aspects of student life: applying to BU or to study […]