Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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

By Bailey Allen, News Editor
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, after two years of an interim leader presiding,...

A view of Emersons campus buildings from the Boylston St. sidewalk.

Four finalists identified in presidential search

By Adri Pray, Content Managing Editor
November 8, 2022

The Presidential Search Committee, spearheaded by the Chair of the Board of Trustees Eric Alexander, has narrowed the search to four presidential finalists, per a communication from the committee Tuesday...

Emerson’s cost of attendance increased from $19,303 per year in 1990 to $67,832 in 2019. Cullen Granzen / Berkeley Staff

Presidential search extended, possibly into fall term

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
July 16, 2021

Weeks after the departure of former President M. Lee Pelton, Emerson is no closer to announcing his permanent successor, as college officials announced the extension of their presidential search on Friday.  The...

William Gilligan, former IT head, tapped as interim president

William Gilligan, former IT head, tapped as interim president

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
May 21, 2021

William Gilligan, Emerson's former vice president for information technology, will emerge from retirement to helm the college as interim president beginning June 1, college officials announced Friday...

President M. Lee Pelton.

Emerson debuts new presidential search webpage

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 23, 2021

Emerson added a new section of its website dedicated entirely to the search for a new president on Thursday morning.  The site, announced by the Chair of the Presidential Search Committee Michael MacWade...

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