Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Former staffers speak out on working conditions, racial and gender disparity and lack of growth opportunity at college

Former staffers speak out on working conditions, racial and gender disparity and lack of growth opportunity at college

By Adri Pray, News Editor
August 30, 2022

Angie attended Emerson during her undergraduate years and loved the experience so much she enrolled in the college’s graduate program, eventually landing a full-time staff position at the college. 21...

BCE Director Wes Jackson will leave the college in July. Photo credit: Lala Thaddeus, 2018

Business of Creative Enterprises Director Wes Jackson to leave college in July

By Hannah Nguyen, Deputy Express News Editor
June 12, 2022

Director of the Business of Creative Enterprises program Wes Jackson will leave Emerson in July to serve as president of the non-profit arts organization BRIC Arts & Media in Brooklyn, NY, according...

Dean of Communication school Raul Reis / Courtesy Raul Reis

Dean of School of Communication Raul Reis to leave college in June

By Bailey Allen, Editor-at-Large
March 17, 2022

After a six-year tenure at Emerson, School of Communication Dean Raul Reis will depart the college in June, moving on to become dean of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North...

Senior Associate Vice President of Human Resources Shari Stier will leave Emerson to take a position at Fenway Health. (photo courtesy of Fenway Health)

Senior Associate Vice President of Human Resources to leave Emerson for Fenway Health

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2022

Emerson Senior Associate Vice President of Human Resources announced she will leave the college on Mar. 4 to start a new position in the Boston area. Shari Stier will serve as Chief People Officer at...

Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton

Analysis: turnover following presidential departures

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
December 14, 2021

Since the departure of former President M. Lee Pelton, Emerson has seen a number of key individuals cut their ties with the college—many of them amicably, others less so. The string of exits have raised...

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