BBI Welcomes SU Chancellor and President Kent Syverud and College of Law Dean Craig Boise to Board of Advisors Meeting

May 11, 2017

BBI board meeting

Attending the Board of Advisors Meeting
Left to right: Colin Yang, Bob Balk, Bruce Sexton, Peter Blanck, Chancellor Syverud, Joshua Heintz, Craig Boise, Michael Morris

The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University held its annual Board of Advisors meeting on Wednesday, May 3. BBI was honored to welcome SU Chancellor and President Kent Syverud, and College of Law Dean Craig Boise to its meeting. The meeting began with introductions from Chancellor Syverud and BBI Advisory Board Chairman, Joshua Heintz. BBI Chairman Peter Blanck followed with a discussion on BBI’s continuous achievements in education, research and outreach, from its inception in 2005 until now.

Other topics discussed during the meeting included BBI’s impact and growth in today’s political climate, current BBI projects – such as the Southeast ADA Center and the Appellate Brief Legal Training (ABLT) Project – and fiscal details regarding BBI’s sustainability and projections for the future.

About BBI
The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, former dean of SU’s School of Education and a pioneering disability rights scholar, to better the lives of people with disabilities. 

View photos of the Board of Advisors meeting on our Facebook page.