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New president, new direction

Norman Smith stepped into Suffolk’s top position on Sept. 1 after the shocking and unexpected leave of former president James McCarthy. Smith, who has had a robust career of turning around universiti...
(Photo by Craig Martin)

From businessman to university president

Stepping into the large office on the 13th floor of 73 Tremont, it was like the U-Haul just dropped off Suffolk University’s now interim president, Norman Smith. His office looked ready for the schoo...
James McCarthy (Photo by Ally Thibault)

James McCarthy leaves Suffolk

Suffolk University on Wednesday announced James McCarthy would no longer act as president of the university, just days before the start of the fall semester, officials said. The university’s board of...

University shuts down Rappaport Center

By Sam Humphrey and Melissa Hanson The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service was shut down by Suffolk University on Monday, officials said, leaving an air of disappointment for some of those in...
Photo by Ally Thibault

Fenton building sold

Suffolk University has closed a sale on the Fenton building today, according to Greg Gatlin, a university spokesman. The Boston Business Journal has reported the building was purchased for $15 millio...

Faculty salaries on hold until November

Suffolk University professors will see a freeze on their salary starting next month and lasting until November, according to an email sent to employees Wednesday, which was followed by an email from ...
(Photo courtesy of Mayor Martin J. Walsh's office.)

Boston’s Freedom Trail gets a makeover

There’s a new trail in town,  designed to help the city of Boston save money, and help tourists find their way. The Department of Public Works has allocated $50,000 towards placement of red, white, a...
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Suffolk Commencement 2014

The weather was in the 60s on this sunny day when a host of graduates and their parents, amongst volunteers and coordinators, celebrated the achievements of undergraduate and graduate students alike ...
(Photo by Melissa Hanson)

Professors leave Fenton, no word of sale

Amid rumors of the sale of Suffolk’s Fenton building, professors whose offices were housed there have begun moving out of the Derne Street building, which is currently on the market. Though some prof...