When J. Donald Monan was hired as BC’s president, he was so thin that people joked he couldn’t start until he passed a physical, Jack Connors said in an interview.
BC added a second voting African American trustee, Steve Pemberton, BC ’89, in the fall.
“While it is possible that plans to foster greater diversity could be contained in other individual sections of the plan, it is imperative that this goal be one of the foremost considerations for the University in its planning initiatives moving forward.”
Simons and McCaffrey reported on the quality of UGBC programs, student accessibility, and inclusivity at BC.
Simons and McCaffrey brought up the recent discussion of LGBTQ inclusivity on campus.
On Monday, the Board of Trustees received a subpoena from the District Court of Massachusetts, requesting documents from an oral history project about the Northern Ireland Conflict.
After the demand on University Counseling Services (UCS) continues to increase, an anonymous donation in combination with an approval from the Board of Trustees for the 2016-2017 budget has allotted the department two additional positions.
For its third meeting with the Board of Trustees, UGBC presented on institutional racism and inclusivity.
Both of these protests addressed the same general issue but went about it in very different ways.
Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC) president Nanci Fiore-Chettiar, and executive vice president Connor Bourff, both A&S ’15, convened with the University Board of Trustees on Friday to discuss UGBC’s proposed initiatives and advocacy work.