Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

President M. Lee Pelton responds to community unrest following COVID-19 pandemic.

“Leaders need to know when to leave”: Pelton departs Emerson presidency for Boston Foundation

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
June 1, 2021

President M. Lee Pelton’s fondest memories from his decade at the helm of Emerson are those marked by beginnings.  “The thing that even now moves me emotionally is seeing students on opening days,”...

75 Arlington St, the Building where the Boston Foundation office is located in.

Pelton poised to reshape Boston Foundation presidency

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 4, 2021

After Emerson President M. Lee Pelton steps into his new role as CEO and President of The Boston Foundation on June 1, he will be tasked with setting new priorities for the organization, managing its $1.5...

President Lee Pelton announced the Marlboro-Emerson merger at a town hall meeting in fall 2019. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

President Lee Pelton to resign in June, lead Boston Foundation

Emerson President M. Lee Pelton will leave his position in June to take over as chief executive officer and president of local philanthropic leader The Boston Foundation. The announcement of Pelton’s...

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