The Suffolk Journal

Interim Kelly pushes for progress

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Alexa Gagosz and Heather Rutherford

September 21, 2016

Campus community. Commitment. Moving forward. These were the three phrases that were continuously repeated by Marisa Kelly, Suffolk’s acting interim president. Following a turbulent spring and summer, concluding with the surprise ousting of former president Margaret McKenna, in the attending media ...

McKenna let go by Board, new president named from within

Suffolk University's first female president, Margaret McKenna

Alexa Gagosz, Editor-in-Chief

July 28, 2016

The Suffolk University Board of Trustees voted on Thursday to part ways with now former President Margaret McKenna and to have Provost Marisa Kelly fill as acting president.

Letter to the editor: A critic of Suffolk Law and the new propaganda model

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Brendan Bresnahan

June 13, 2016

Suffolk Law graduate Brendan Bresnahan gives his opinion on the partnership between Suffolk Law School and the Integreon program.

Chairman of the Board encourages Suffolk community to engage in presidential search

Thalia Yunen

February 11, 2015

Chairman of the Board of Trustees Andrew Meyer said in a letter sent to members of the Suffolk community on Wednesday that the board intends to work as diligently and as quickly as possible in finding a new president for the university. Korn Ferry, an executive recruitment firm headquartered in Los Ang...

New president chosen for Suffolk University

President James McCarthy
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Jeff Fish

January 18, 2012

The search for Suffolk’s new president came to a close tonight when the board of trustees unanimously selected James McCarthy, provost and senior vice president for student affairs at Baruch College, City University of New York, according to a statement from the University. McCarthy will begin his...

Shake-ups at Suffolk continue

Shake-ups at Suffolk continue

Jeff Fish

October 5, 2011

Jeff Fish and Derek Anderson, Journal Staff With continued changes at Suffolk, including yesterday’s appointment of 12 new members to the Board of Trustees and new promotions within the university, staff and faculty members still expressed deep concern at the 20 recent layoffs and the manner...

Presidential Search Committee Announced

Presidential Search Committee Announced

Ryan Boyle

December 21, 2010

Ryan Boyle Journal Staff In a mid-morning email to students, Andrew Meyer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, announced the Suffolk University Presidential Search Committee. A copy of the email is available below in text and PDF form. The January 26 issue of The Suffolk Journal for a complete article on the new commi...

Mix N’ Match on the Board of Trustees

Alex Pearlman

March 3, 2010

Carol Sawyer Parks takes a seat as Interim Chairwoman while other Trustees resign Article by: Alex Pearlman Carol Sawyer Parks, vice chairwoman of the Suffolk Board of Trustees and Boston socialite and philanthropist, will step in as interim chairwoman for the rest of the semester, until the Board can app...


Alex Pearlman

January 31, 2010

Macaronis resigns, Board to choose new Chair Article by: Alex Pearlman The Chairman of Suffolk’s Board of Trustees will step down in February, a Boston Globe article reported over winter break. Nicholas Macaronis, who had been on the receiving end of a wave of bad press about Suffolk, wrote a resignation letter to President Sargent, dat...

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