Chancellor J. Keith Motley comments on John B. King, Jr., who has been tapped to assume the duties of departing Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Motley co-founded Roxbury Preparatory Charter School with King and Evan Rudall.
Labor Resource Center Director Susan Moir talks about accusations that an official in Mayor Marty Walsh's administration may have tried to pressure a Boston hotel and restaurant into canceling plan to host the filming of Top Chef.
Professor of Management David Levy, director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, writes about his team's research on corporate scientists and their stance on climate change.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley tells Globe columnist Shirley Leung that building residence halls on UMass Boston's diverse urban campus is an issue of equity. “It’s about the opportunity of a whole population of students who should have an opportunity to succeed. We are not less than.”
This Boston Globe editorial mentions a Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy report that found Hispanic women who work as customer service representatives earn just 50 cents on the dollar compared with all men. The report was released this summer.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says if Vice President Joe Biden enters the race, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton could lose traction. “I think there are concerns within the party that she may not be the strongest candidate. We’ll have to see what happens,” he said.
Jan Mutchler, director of the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, spoke to Littleton selectmen about the center's findings on population projections. "You’re going to have a dramatic increase in the number of people who are 60-plus," she said.