Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

2021 Academic Townhall

Student government hosts annual town hall

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
December 2, 2021

Students, staff, and faculty voiced their concerns about the college’s virtual attendance policies and discussed the college’s spring reopening plans at the Student Government Association’s annual...

A faculty assembly meeting in January.

Faculty addresses concerns over spring semester schedule, testing regulation

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
September 23, 2020

Professors criticized the administration’s proposed calendar for the spring semester, as well as its COVID-19 data reporting process, during a Faculty Assembly meeting Tuesday afternoon. The complaints...

President M. Lee Pelton and Chief Financial Officer Paul Dworkis announced a 10 percent reduction to executive leadership salaries amongst other financial cuts to help mitigate the colleges projected losses related to COVID-19, in a virtual faculty forum on Thursday.

Administration plans initial round of up to $26 million in budget cuts

By Domenic Conte, Sports Columnist
June 29, 2020

Administrators introduced a series of cuts to executive leadership salaries and other expenditures totaling at least $26 million at a faculty forum Thursday, in an effort to mitigate the college's impending...

Marlboro Institute professor Nancy Allen.

Full-time faculty prepare to boycott unpaid directed studies

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
March 10, 2020

Emerson's full-time faculty union has recommended that its members stop advising directed study courses beginning fall 2020 semester unless the college begins paying them for this work.Directed study courses,...

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