President News

  • Angela Davis

    Activist Angela Davis Ignites, Inspires at Emerson Event

    Social justice activist and political scholar Angela Davis received a standing ovation before she even reached the podium as she walked onto the stage at Emerson College’s Cutler Majestic Theater on September 21. She received two more before the conclusion of her keynote speaking event.

  • Nancy Ryan

    Trustee Emerita Nancy Ryan Remembered for Skill, Courage, Humor

    Trustee Emerita Nancy Ryan, president of a successful media buying firm and novelist, died Thursday, August 25, after a long battle with Multiple System Atrophy.

  • President Lee Pelton

    Pelton's Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion Recognized

    President Lee Pelton is being honored for his commitment to diversity and inclusion with a Rosoff 20/20 Visionary Award, presented by The Ad Club at a May 2 gala in Boston.

  • Ira Goldstone '71

    Emerson College Appoints Four New Trustees

    Chairman of the Emerson College Board of Trustees Jeff Greenhawt ’68 and President Lee Pelton have announced the appointment of four new Trustees, effective immediately for a three-year term.

  • Lee Pelton

    Pelton Supports Immigration Reform

    Emerson College President Lee Pelton signed on to an amicus brief filed in a Supreme Court case supporting President Obama’s executive actions that protect millions of immigrant families from deportation and separation.

  • Emerson Dining hall interior rendering-lower elevation view

    Emerson to Create Student Dining Center

    In an email message to the Emerson community, President Lee Pelton shared today that the Board of Trustees, upon the recommendation of an ad hoc task force previously announced (November 2015), unanimously approved a plan to restore and renovate 122-124 Boylston Street and 19 Boylston Place to create a permanent student dining facility and expanded social spaces that will be completed before the beginning of the fall of 2017.

  • Dr. James Hoppe

    Hoppe Named Vice President for Campus Life

    Dr. James Hoppe has been appointed to serve as Emerson College’s Vice President and Dean for Campus Life, effective early July 2016.

  • Spotlight

    Trustee Named to Variety Mag's 2015 Dealmakers

    Emerson Trustee Dan Black has been named a 2015 Dealmaker in Variety magazine.