President News

  • 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.

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    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.

  • Emerson College campus

    Emerson Appoints Two New Overseers

    Catherine Peterson of ArtsBoston and John Wentworth ’81, an executive at CBS Television Distribution are new overseers.

  • Emerson College Banners

    Emerson Appoints Three New Trustees

    Board of Trustees Chair Greenhawt and President  Pelton have announced the appointments

  • Shovels 150

    Groundbreaking Held for New Residence Hall

    Emerson College broke ground October 29 at 2 Boylston Place, the future site of a 380-bed residence hall.

  • President Pelton with awardee

    Journalist Receives Civic Leadership Award

    Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones was on campus October 14 to receive President Pelton’s Award for Civic Leadership, which recognizes her “courage in advancing social justice.”