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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Interim President William Gilligan.

Gilligan says goodbye: an interim president’s permanent farewell to Emerson

April 26, 2023

William Gilligan knew right away he didn’t want to be president long-term. Gilligan stepped into the interim presidency in May 2021, just weeks after...

Dr. Brent Smith. Photo credit: Twitter

Brent Smith appointed as School of Communication’s permanent dean

April 12, 2023

Brent Smith will become the dean of Emerson’s School of Communication starting this summer, according to a community-wide announcement from Interim President...

Jay M. Bernhardt spoke at the Cutler Majestic Theatre Wednesday morning.

Emersonians welcome Dr. Jay M. Bernhardt as 13th president

January 26, 2023

Dr. Jay M. Bernhardt, who will become Emerson College’s 13th president in June after two years of an interim leader presiding, spoke to an energetic...

Dr. Jay M. Bernhardt was selected to become Emerson Colleges 13 president.

Dr. Jay M. Bernhardt, UT Austin communication school dean, named 13th president of Emerson College

January 12, 2023

Dr. Jay M. Bernhardt, current dean of The University of Texas at Austin's communication college, will become Emerson College's 13th president in June,...