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Miss Universe Olivia Culpo will not return to BU

Olivia Culpo, a former Boston University student, said she will not return to BU after winning Wednesday’s Miss Universe competition in Las Vegas. “I actually will not be returning to BU,” Culpo said in an interview with The Daily Free Press. “But it will always be a big part of my past.” In the upcoming […]

Brown highest paid Mass. private college president, report says

Boston University President Robert Brown was the highest paid Mass. private college president in 2010, according to data by The Chronicle of Higher Education. In 2010, Brown received a total compensation of $1,141,330, about $70,000 more than Northeastern University President Joseph Aoun, the second highest paid Massachusetts private college president, a data report released Sunday […]

BU community honors Silber’s legacy at memorial

Boston University chair of the Board of Trustees Robert Knox said he was always amazed by former BU president John Silber’s dedication and integrity. “He was a fearless man with a commanding presence,” Knox, who studied at BU during Silber’s tenure as president, said. “He was unafraid to express the truth as he saw it.” […]

Obama security advisor lays out foreign policy for future

In a forum at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University on Thursday, Thomas E. Donilon, national security advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama, focused on the importance of restoring U.S. relations with allies and emerging world powers. “Alliances are a unique American asset,” he said. “If you look at the competitive nations around the world and the […]

Obama: ‘Best yet to come for America’

After securing a second term in the White House, President Barack Obama said it is time for the American people to come together in the face of adversity as he strives to move the nation forward. Obama delivered his victory speech in Chicago, telling a crowd of thousands that he believes the country can overcome […]