Boston University

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Boston University (BU) is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts.wikipedia
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Nonsectarian

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The university is nonsectarian, but has been historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Examples of US universities that identify themselves as being nonsectarian include Adelphi University, Berea College, Boston University, Bradley University, Brandeis University, Columbia College in Missouri, Cornell University, Dalhousie University, Denison University, Duke University, Elon University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Franklin & Marshall College, George Washington University, Hawaii Pacific University, Hillsdale College, Hofstra University, Howard University, Ithaca College, Long Island University, National University, New York University, Northwestern University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Pratt Institute, Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, Reed College in Oregon, Whitman College in Washington, Rice University, the University of Richmond, Syracuse University, Tulane University, the University of Chicago, the University of Denver, the University of Southern California, the Washington University in St. Louis, and Woodbury University in California.

Charles River

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The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is located in Boston's South End neighborhood.
Harvard University, Boston University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are located along the Charles River.

Boston University Medical Campus

Medical Campus
The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is located in Boston's South End neighborhood.
The Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) is one of the two campuses of Boston University, the other being the Charles River Campus.

William Fairfield Warren

William F. Warren
William Fairfield Warren (March 13, 1833 – December 7, 1929) was the first president of Boston University.

Patriot League

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BU athletic teams compete in the Patriot League, and Hockey East conferences, and their mascot is Rhett the Boston Terrier.
The Patriot League consists of 10 core members: American University, the United States Military Academy (Army), Boston University, Bucknell University, Colgate University, College of the Holy Cross, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Loyola University Maryland and the United States Naval Academy (Navy).

Boston

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Boston University (BU) is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts.
Schools such as Boston College, Boston University, the Harvard Medical School, Tufts University School of Medicine, Northeastern University, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Berklee College of Music, and the Boston Conservatory attract students to the area.

John Silber

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The Presidency of John Silber also saw much expansion of the campus and programs.
From 1971 to 1996, he was President of Boston University (BU) and, from 1996 to 2002, Chancellor.

Robert A. Brown

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Robert A. Brown (born July 22, 1951) is the 10th president of Boston University.

Fenway–Kenmore

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The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is located in Boston's South End neighborhood.
Parts of Boston University, Northeastern University, the Berklee College of Music, and the Boston Conservatory of Music are located in Fenway–Kenmore, and many students reside in the neighborhood.

Aram Chobanian

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Aram V. Chobanian (born August 10, 1929) served as president ad interim of Boston University from 2003 until June 9, 2005, when, in recognition of Chobanian’s work, the Board of Trustees voted to remove “ad interim” from his title and designate him the ninth president of Boston University.

Harold C. Case

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In 1951, Harold C. Case became the school's fifth president and under his direction the character of the campus changed significantly, as he sought to change the school into a national research university.
He served as president of Boston University from 1951 to 1967 and was later named acting president of Whittier College.

Boston University School of Theology

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The Boston Theological Institute was absorbed into Boston University in 1871 as the BU School of Theology.
Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) is the oldest theological seminary of American Methodism and the founding school of Boston University, the largest private research university in New England.

Daniel L. Marsh

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Murlin was never able to build the new campus, but his successor, Daniel L. Marsh, led a series of fundraising campaigns (interrupted by both the Great Depression and World War II) that helped Marsh to achieve his dream and to gradually fill in the University's new campus.
Daniel Lash Marsh (April 12, 1880 – May 20, 1968) was president of Boston University from 1926 to 1951.

Boston University School of Law

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Between 1961 and 1966, the BU Law Tower, the George Sherman Union, and the Mugar Memorial Library were constructed in the Brutalist style, a departure from the school's traditional architecture.
Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is the law school of Boston University, located on the university's campus on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jon Westling

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Jon Westling is an American educator, and was president of Boston University from 1996 until 2002.

Warren Towers

The first large dorms, Claflin, Rich and Sleeper Halls in West Campus were built, and in 1965 construction began on 700 Commonwealth Avenue, later named Warren Towers, designed to house 1800 students.
Warren Towers is one of the three Boston University dormitories traditionally intended for underclassmen, the others being The Towers and West Campus.

Boston University West Campus

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The first large dorms, Claflin, Rich and Sleeper Halls in West Campus were built, and in 1965 construction began on 700 Commonwealth Avenue, later named Warren Towers, designed to house 1800 students. They were Isaac Rich (1801–1872), Lee Claflin (1791–1871), and Jacob Sleeper (1802–1889), for whom Boston University's three West Campus dormitories were later named.
West Campus is an area in the westernmost part of Boston University's Charles River campus in Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston University College of Communication

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The College of Engineering and College of Communication were housed in a former stable building and auto-show room, respectively.
Boston University College of Communication (COM) is a communication school within Boston University.

Mugar Memorial Library

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Between 1961 and 1966, the BU Law Tower, the George Sherman Union, and the Mugar Memorial Library were constructed in the Brutalist style, a departure from the school's traditional architecture.
The Mugar Memorial Library is the primary library for study, teaching, and research in the humanities and social sciences for Boston University.

Alexander Graham Bell

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In 1876, BU professor Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in a BU lab.
In 1872, Bell became professor of Vocal Physiology and Elocution at the Boston University School of Oratory.

Alexander Graham Bell tower

Gothic Revival administrative tower
Plans for a riverside quadrangle with a Gothic Revival administrative tower modeled on the "Old Boston Stump" in Boston, England were scaled back in the late 1920s when the State Metropolitan District Commission used eminent domain to seize riverfront land for Storrow Drive.
The Alexander Graham Bell tower refers to a planned 375 ft tower that would have been constructed at Boston University as a tribute to former faculty member Alexander Graham Bell, who invented the telephone while at the university.

Borden Parker Bowne

In 1876, Borden Parker Bowne was appointed professor of philosophy.
In 1876 he became a professor of philosophy at Boston University, where he taught for more than thirty years.

Elie Wiesel

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Two of his faculty "stars", Elie Wiesel and Derek Walcott, won Nobel Prizes shortly after Silber recruited them.
Along with writing, he was a professor of the humanities at Boston University, which created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor.

Edwin Holt Hughes

Bishop Holt was honored with such degrees by Ohio Wesleyan, Wesleyan University, Norwich University, Boston University, the University of Rochester, Florida Southern College, Dickinson College, the University of Southern California, and DePauw University.

Agganis Arena

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Campus expansion continued in the 2000s with the construction of new dormitories and the Agganis Arena.
Agganis Arena is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on the campus of Boston University, built on the location of the former Commonwealth Armory.