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Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police
April 4, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) has passed a non-binding resolution recommending that Suffolk University moves to arm the sworn officers of the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD). After...

Law professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passes Thursday night

Courtesy of Moakley Archive & Institute
April 13, 2018

Suffolk University Law Professor Jeffrey Wittenberg passed away Thursday night, according to a statement sent to students by President Marisa Kelly in an email on Friday afternoon. "Professor...

Search for next leader still at starting gate

Courtesy of Suffolk University
Next steps for the Presidential Search Committee to find the university's next commander could serve as the ultimate test for Suffolk
February 15, 2017

In the search for the seventh leader of Suffolk University since 2010, the university launched an official global Presidential Search Committee last summer without a deadline or timeline to the project...

Suffolk got it right choosing Margaret

Suffolk's first female president, Margaret McKenna (above) 
served as president of Lesley University for 22 years, 
and later as president of the Walmart Foundation, 
before joining Suffolk.
June 7, 2015

Suffolk you did it, you finally proved to your community that diversity means something to you aside from your advertisements and international student population. Suffolk University finally chose a...

Margaret McKenna comes to Suffolk with a passion for students and the city

Margaret McKenna comes to Suffolk with a passion for students and the city
May 13, 2015

On Tuesday evening, Suffolk University announced its next president, Margaret McKenna. McKenna, a native of Rhode Island, is excited to take on the position as the tenth president of Suffolk. “Its...

Suffolk announces finalists in presidential search

(Courtesy of Suffolk University)
May 4, 2015

Suffolk University on Monday announced the two finalists for presidency of the university. A message to Suffolk employees from Head of the Search Committee Mark Sullivan said that Margaret McKenna and...

Presidential search narrowed to three finalists

Norman Smith
Courtesy of Suffolk University
April 30, 2015

The search for a new university president has been narrowed down to three finalists to be announced on Monday. In a university-wide email sent on Tuesday, Chairman of the Presidential Search Committee...

Editor’s word: Community needs more accessibility to presidential search

April 1, 2015

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees has said multiple times that he hopes the Suffolk community will be involved in the search for the president to succeed Norman Smith. It’s encouraging to hear...

Committee includes university faculty in quest for president

March 25, 2015

While Suffolk University is in the midst of a period of change, the ongoing search for a new president continues, bringing with it an urge for input from all across the university. Chairman of the Board...

Editor’s word: NESAD should have own representative in presidential search committee

Editor's word: NESAD should have own representative in presidential search committee
March 25, 2015

Suffolk is searching for a new president, and the Board of Trustees has enlisted help from members of the university community in identifying and choosing the next leader. But, one section of the Suffolk...

Search for next Suffolk president continues, faculty from university schools added to search committee

Dr. Norman R. Smith shaking hands with Andrew Meyer, chairman of the board of trustees at Suffolk University.
(Photo by Allan Dines/Northstar Photography)
March 20, 2015

As Suffolk searches for its next president, those involved in the process have said finding the perfect candidate is no easy task. Chairman of the Board of Trustees Andrew Meyer, part of the presidential...

Next president should be less white, male, and status quo for the sake of students

Norman Smith
Courtesy of Suffolk University
February 25, 2015

Suffolk University is in a transitional period. When former President James McCarthy left in August, Interim President Norman Smith was brought in to use his expertise gained at Wagner College in New York...

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