Category: University News

2010 Interactive Annual Report

Charles Kravetz Named GM of WBUR

Charles Kravetz, the founding news & programming director and station manager of New England Cable News (NECN), has been appointed the new general manager of WBUR-FM, effective January 1, 2011. Kravetz succeeds Paul A. La Camera who was appointed general manager in September of 2005 and will now take a two-year appointment as BU’s administrator […]

Dr. Jean Morrison Named BU Provost

Boston University President Dr. Robert A. Brown announced today that Dr. Jean Morrison, executive vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Southern California, has been named BU provost, effective January 2011. Morrison succeeds Provost David Campbell, who will return to teaching and to research projects he set aside more than five years ago […]

BU Journalism Students to Report for Boston.com’s “Your Town”

A  new educational program announced today between The Boston Globe and Boston University’s College of Communication (COM), will enable BU journalism students to cover Boston-area neighborhood and town news for Boston.com’s “Your Town” websites as part of their studies within COM. According to a press release, the new program will launch later this fall and will be coordinated […]

Donald K. Wright Named Burson Professor and Chair in Public Relations

Boston University today announced that it has named Donald K. Wright the Harold Burson Professor and Chair in Public Relations. The appointment, effective for five years, was announced by Tom Fiedler, Dean of BU’s College of Communication (COM), who called Wright an internationally known professor, researcher and corporate communications consultant. Established in honor of Harold […]

COM unveils new website

Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) unveiled a new and improved website today.  Check it out here.

Textbook rental program coming to BU

Beginning in the fall, Boston University will give students a new lease on their sometimes budget-focused, hectic lives by offering a new textbook rental program designed to deliver maximum savings and convenience. Designed by BU administrators and Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, the innovative rental program will allow students to rent their textbooks for less than […]

Summer Sessions at CFA

Ever wonder what goes on at CFA all summer?  Take a look…

Kenneth W. Freeman named Dean of Boston University School of Management

Kenneth W. Freeman, currently a partner in the investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), today was named the Allen Questrom Professor and Dean of Boston University’s School of Management (SMG), announced BU President Robert A. Brown. Freeman succeeds Louis E. Lataif who has helmed the school for 19 years.  Read the full news release on […]

New “Boston High Scholars” honored

Twenty-one of the best and brightest of this year’s Boston public high school graduates are the latest class of honorees in the Boston University Boston High School Scholarship Program, the largest and longest-running such program for urban public high school students in the nation.  In ceremonies hosted by BU President Robert Brown and Mayor Thomas Menino, the […]