Formation of the Global Faculty Advisory Committee

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Boston University has built a reputation – through substantial outreach, growth, and engagement – as a research institution of global impact. Our study abroad programs are among the nation’s strongest, and we consistently attract significant numbers of international students and scholars to our campuses. Many […]

Announcement of the Search Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer As we begin the process of selecting the next dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, the first step is to constitute the Search Advisory Committee. The BU Faculty Handbook specifies that: “the advisory committee shall consist of three faculty members elected by […]

2021 University Lecture

From Dr. Jean Morrison University Provost and Chief Academic Officer   You are cordially invited to the 2021 University Lecture: Beneath and Beyond Human: Race and Technology Between Singularities Louis Chude-Sokei Professor of English; George and Joyce Wein Chair in African American Studies; Director, African American Studies Program Wednesday, November 10, 2021 7 pm Tsai […]

Strategies for Helping Students in Quarantine/Isolation Due to COVID-19 Maintain Academic Continuity

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Daniel Kleinman, Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs, and Dr. Amie Grills, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Affairs Quarantine and isolation are critical public health measures used for reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  At BU, students who need to enter quarantine or isolation due […]

Fall 2021 Semester Course Guidance

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer As you know, BU is planning for a full resumption of in-person instruction this fall, with the exception of a very small number of graduate programs and language-related courses. We have worked closely with our medical experts to implement a number of public health protocols […]

Professor Adil Najam to Step Down as Dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies; Formation of the Dean Search Advisory Committee

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Professor Adil Najam, who has served with distinction as the inaugural Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, has announced that he plans to step down from his leadership role at the conclusion of the 2021-2022 academic year, or as soon as […]

BU Sexual Misconduct Policy

From Dr. Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Kenneth Elmore, Associate Provost and Dean of Students Under the recently enacted Campus Sexual Violence Act, colleges and universities in Massachusetts are required to remind their communities on an annual basis of their policies and procedures regarding sexual misconduct. BU’s Sexual Misconduct Policy and accompanying […]