Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

From Left to Right: Christine Hughes, Peggy Ings, and Bill Gilligan, three of the colleges 12 vice presidents.

Three vice presidents to retire before 2021

By Charlie McKenna
October 7, 2020

Three of Emerson’s 12 vice presidents will retire by the end of 2020 after opting into the college’s early retirement program.  Christine Hughes, vice president and general counsel, who has been...

ECPD will look to attract more female candidates. The force currently has only one female officer. Beacon Archives

ECPD looks to increase gender diversity, attract more candidates

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 14, 2019

The Emerson College Police Department plans to increase its gender diversity by expanding advertisement and using the college’s Human Resources Department to attract more people to the force this semester. ECPD...

Emersons Title IX office.

Title IX policy review stalls under potential new federal guidance

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
April 22, 2019

The college will not implement revisions to its sexual misconduct policy until the U.S. Department of Education issues its final regulations for federal Title IX guidance, General Counsel Christine Hughes...

Workers painted over the scaffolding in front of Little Building where over over 12 students were publicly accused of sexual assault.

College removes graffiti accusing more than 12 students of sexual misconduct

By Maya Gacina, Chris Van Buskirk, and Parker Purifoy
April 18, 2019

The college does not plan to investigate who posted a list of more than 12 students accused of sexual misconduct onto Little Building’s Boylston Street scaffolding on Thursday, according to a college...

Judge rules in favor of college in second Title IX lawsuit

October 5, 2017

By Allison Hagan and Max Reyes A federal judge in the District of Massachusetts ruled in favor of the college in the 2014 “Jillian Doherty v. Emerson College” Title IX lawsuit on Tuesday, in which...

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