BOSTON (AP) — Boston University president Robert A. Brown said Wednesday he will step down at the end of the current academic year, bringing to an end an 18-year tenure during which the school gained membership into the prestigious Association of American Universities, grew its endowment more than fourfold, and developed new interdisciplinary programs.
BOSTON (AP) — Brian McGrory, under whose leadership The Boston Globe won three newsroom Pulitzer Prizes, said Wednesday that he is stepping down after 10 years at the helm to become chair of Boston University's journalism department.
BOSTON (AP) — America’s first newspaper dedicated to ending slavery is being resurrected and reimagined more than two centuries later as the nation continues to grapple with its legacy of racism.
The revived version of The Emancipator is a joint effort by Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research and The Boston Globe’s Opinion team that’s expected to launch in the coming months.
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say there will be no criminal charges in the death of a Boston University professor who fell through a rusted staircase.
David Jones, 40, was out for a run when he plunged through a broken section of the staircase on MBTA property at JFK Station in September, officials said.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Crystal Williams, an award-winning poet who currently leads Boston University's diversity and inclusion efforts, has been named the next president of the Rhode Island School of Design, the school's board of trustees announced Thursday.
BOSTON (AP) — The largest fraternity at Boston University has been suspended amid student protests and allegations of sexual misconduct.
The university's Mu Psi Chapter of Kappa Sigma was suspended from official recognition by the school until further notice on Wednesday, The Boston Globe reports.
BOSTON (AP) — More than a year after they graduated, hundreds of Boston University alumni are returning to campus on Sunday for a belated commencement ceremony.
The university is hosting an outdoor graduation event for the Class of 2020, which never had an in-person commencement because of the pandemic.
BOSTON (AP) — A Native American tribe is calling on Boston University to change the name of a dorm that honors Myles Standish, the military leader of the Pilgrims.
The Massachusett Tribe at Ponkapoag says Myles Standish Hall should be renamed Wituwamat Memorial Hall after a leading Native American figure massacred with other tribal members by Plymouth Colony settlers in 1623.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston University has planned a memorial service for the professor apparently killed in a fall from a closed staircase.
The service for David K. Jones, an associate professor in the university’s School of Public Health, is scheduled for Thursday afternoon.
A Boston University professor died over the weekend when he fell about 20 feet (about six meters) through a rusted-out staircase near a train station, according to university and law enforcement officials.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Sandra Kunz had been worried for her safety while working as a cashier at a Walmart in Aurora, Colorado, during the pandemic, said her sister, Paula Spellman.