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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson announces new organizational structure for offices of communication, marketing, and web and digital services

Emerson announces new organizational structure for offices of communication, marketing, and web and digital services

By Maeve Lawler, Deputy Enterprise News Editor
June 17, 2022

The Office of Communications, Office of Marketing, and Office of Web and Digital Services will form a stand-alone division starting July 1, per Interim President William Gilligan’s email correspondence...

People walking through the intersection of Boylston and Tremont street.

Presidential search resumes after three month hiatus

By Adri Pray, News Editor
May 30, 2022

The Board of Trustees relaunched its presidential search in partnership with SpencerStuart, a global consultant firm, per an email correspondence sent to the Emerson community Tuesday afternoon. The...

Shaye Gregory Poku / Courtesy: Wheaton College

Shaya Gregory Poku named Emerson’s next vice president for equity and social justice

By Adri Pray, News Editor
May 13, 2022

Interim President William Gilligan announced that Shaya Gregory Poku will become Emerson’s next vice president for equity and social justice via a community-wide email correspondence Friday morning. Poku...

Dr. Brent Smith. Photo credit: Twitter

Chair of marketing communication department named Interim Dean of School of Communication

By Adri Pray, News Editor
May 8, 2022

Chair of the marketing communication department Dr. Brent Smith will succeed Dean Raul Reis as Dean of the School of Communication, per a community-wide email correspondence sent Friday morning by Interim...

Visitor Center of Emerson College.

Emerson discontinues Winter Term, releases community equity action plan

By Adri Pray, News Editor
May 8, 2022

Emerson released an update to students, faculty and staff Friday morning concerning the college’s community equity action plan. The plan outlines the college’s commitment to “dismantling systemic...

Emersons media gallery. Photo by Maddie Khaw.

Emerson Contemporary awarded grant to improve campus art galleries

By Maeve Lawler and Maddie Khaw
March 23, 2022

Emerson received a $114,000 grant from a Massachusetts-based foundation last year, intended to help improve the art galleries of Emerson Contemporary. The grant, approved by the George I. Alden Trust...

Visitor Center of Emerson College.

Emerson to increase undergraduate tuition by 2 percent in 2022-23 academic year

By Adri Pray, News Editor
March 17, 2022

Emerson is slated to increase the undergraduate tuition by 2.0 percent, and room and board charges by 2.0 percent for the 2022-23 academic year, according to a campus-wide email from college officials...

Bill Giligan, the interim president of Emerson College.

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Emerson’s next president should serve students, not their pockets’

By William Gilligan, Interim President of Emerson College
February 5, 2022

I write today in response to an opinion piece, “Emerson’s next president should serve students, not their pockets,” in order to clarify information provided in this piece, as well as to reaffirm...

State of the College: Interim president reflects on Emersons successes, struggles in 2021

State of the College: Interim president reflects on Emerson’s successes, struggles in 2021

By Bailey Allen, Deputy Enterprise Editor
November 29, 2021

Interim President William Gilligan published his first State of the College report on Tuesday detailing the college’s accomplishments over the course of the past year, including the induction of new...

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...

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...

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