Category: Dean’s Message

Dean’s Message: Longtime Faculty Member Betty Ruth Retiring

Dear BUSSW Community: I am writing to share important news about one of our long-time faculty members — Clinical Professor Betty J. Ruth has announced her plan to retire from Boston University at the end of the calendar year, December 31, 2020. It is exciting for her as she embarks on her next life adventure […]

Message from the Dean: Associate Dean Ken Schulman Retires

Dear BUSSW Community, Happy New Year! As we begin this new year and decade, I want to share news about a significant change here at BUSSW – our esteemed friend and colleague Ken Schulman, associate dean for enrollment services and alumni relations, will retire from Boston University this coming June 30, 2020, after 40 plus […]

Dean’s Message on November 13th Shapiro Event

Hello BUSSW Community, I am writing to extend my support and encouragement to our community to speak your mind against the views of Ben Shapiro, the conservative political commentator who will be speaking on the BU campus this evening. His views are antithetical to our profession’s values and should not be left unchallenged. It is […]

Dean’s Message on Mosque Tragedy in New Zealand

March 15, 2019 Dear BUSSW community, It is with tremendous sorrow that I write this note to express our School’s condolences to those affected by the horrendous attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand this morning. This crime demonstrates that wherever there is hate, abhorrent behaviors occur, even in countries with more restrictive gun […]