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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies.

New Interdisciplinary Studies major to replace IDIP

By Alec Klusza, Assistant News Editor
April 8, 2021

The newly created Interdisciplinary Studies major is set to supplant the Individually Designed Interdisciplinary Program in the Marlboro Institute beginning this fall, according to a college official. The...

Presidential Working Group sends final report to Pelton

Presidential Working Group sends final report to Pelton

By Katie Redefer, Staff Writer
February 25, 2021

President M. Lee Pelton accepted the Presidential Working Group’s final draft of recommendations for Emerson’s Title IX processes on Tuesday—a draft that is notably similar to earlier versions that...

Title IX working group takes questions before finalizing recommendations

Title IX working group takes questions before finalizing recommendations

By Katie Redefer, Staff Writer
December 9, 2020

The Presidential Working Group addressed questions from the Emerson community about its revised draft of findings about the college’s Title IX processes and additional sexual misconduct policy concerns...

The outside of the Title IX office in the Massachusetts Transportation Building.

Title IX working group presents minimal changes in second draft of recommendations

By Katie Redefer, Staff Writer
December 2, 2020

The Presidential Working Group that is responsible for reviewing Emerson’s sexual misconduct policy made minimal changes to its initial suggestions in a second draft of findings released ahead of Thanksgiving...

The Title IX working group has been investigating the sexual misconduct policy and process at Emerson for over nine months. They plan to turn their final report into President Pelton during the fall 2020 semester.

Title IX working group restarts meetings early after harsh rebuke from some admin, students

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
July 18, 2020

The Title IX working group will continue to meet through the summer after its initial draft of recommended changes to college Title IX policy drew more than 40 public comments that may substantially influence...

Student activists reject changes recommended by Title IX working group

Student activists reject changes recommended by Title IX working group

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
May 3, 2020

Students who originally led the charge to get the college to review its Title IX policies are speaking out against a report containing recommendations released Wednesday by the Title IX working group,...

President M. Lee Pelton arrived on Marlboros campus at 11:30 a.m. this morning accompanied by several other high level administration officials. Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

Pelton arrives on Marlboro campus

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
November 20, 2019

This is an ongoing story. Check back later for updates Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton arrived on the Marlboro College campus Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. for his first visit since the Boston institution...

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Emerson official expects Marlboro endowment to pay incoming faculty

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
November 19, 2019

While most details surrounding Emerson College's acquisition of Marlboro College remain unknown, an administration official said they expect part of the Vermont institution's $30 million endowment to go...

“The point and hope is that [the class] will help prepare students to write any thesis they want,” Honors College Director Wendy Walters said.

Honors program faculty remove creative project from senior thesis

By Diana Bravo and Anissa Gardizy
February 28, 2019

The college removed the option to submit a creative project as part of the honors program senior thesis for the class of 2022 and onward. All honors students must complete a thesis project to graduate...

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