Administration

Students warned as COVID-19 cases surge at BU

Three weeks after the semester began, Binghamton University is seeing its worst COVID-19 spread yet. In a B-Line News Addition on March 3, Brian Rose, vice president for student affairs, confirmed that...


Administration

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences sees 33 percent increase in applications

Binghamton University undergraduate admissions continues to see encouraging numbers of applications despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with an increase of out-of-state applications, BU undergraduate admissions has seen an increase of 33 percent...


Administration

2+You initiative aims to increase transfer student enrollment

In an effort to increase transfer recruitment, Binghamton University is working with local community colleges to develop a new program known as the 2+You initiative. This initiative will give students the opportunity...


Administration

University to switch from Blackboard to Brightspace

After 20 years with Blackboard, Binghamton University will be shifting its learning management system (LMS) to Brightspace by software company Desire2Learn (D2L). Faculty training and transitioning of courses are slated to take...


Administration

BU resumes in-person classes following two week pause

On Oct. 7, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger announced all Binghamton University classes would move online for two weeks in response to rising COVID-19 cases. Two weeks later, the University has announced...


Administration

BU purchases Gannett Central New York Production Facility plant for $4.5 million

The Binghamton University Foundation recently purchased a former newspaper printing plant in Johnson City, with the aim of expanding the University’s library storage facilities. The plant, formerly known as the Gannett Central...


Campus News

BU receives $13.6 million in funding from the CARES Act

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Binghamton University has received more than $13.6 million in funds allocated through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and...


Administration

BU evaluate options for dean of students position

Binghamton University has narrowed the search for a new dean of students down to two candidates. In December 2019, BU officials began looking to fill the vacancy in the dean of students...


Administration

SUNY implements new consensual relationship policy

Relationships between students and faculty were taboo, but not technically against the rules at some public universities across New York state until recently. On Sept. 5, a new consensual relationship policy was...


Administration

New BU budgeting process holds departments responsible for their own budgetary targets

Binghamton University is pursuing a new budgeting process that will hold individual departments responsible for their own budgetary targets, according the BU President Harvey Stenger’s summer 2019 quarterly report. The new process...