Director of Athletics Brad Bates has stepped down after a five-year tenure in which the Eagles’ for-profit sports have consistently failed to win.
Associate head coach Michael Stephens will take Groden’s place leading the men’s and women’s swim teams.
BC followed behind Notre Dame, Stanford, Northwestern, and Duke.
On Tuesday evening, the Allston-Brighton Community Task Force approved Boston College’s plans to build athletic fields on the Brighton Campus.
Beginning on Friday, BC Athletics’s antiquated four primary Twitter accounts will now each have a fresh, new handle.
When plans for BC’s new athletic facility did not include a 3-meter diving board, swim and dive coach Tom Groden grew concerned about what it meant for the future of his program.
BC’s annual IRS Form 990 shows that men’s basketball head coach Jim Christian received about the same as Steve Donahue, while Jerry York’s salary jumped over a million.
BC Athletics is also struggling to sell tickets to its game against Georgia Tech in Dublin, Ireland.
On Monday afternoon, Boston College Athletics announced plans for an indoor practice facility to be used by all teams.
After losing $1.68 million in 2013-14, men’s basketball rebounded in 2014-15, turning a profit of $1.12 million, according to the University’s Equity in Athletics Data Report.