The Lynch School of Education
(LSOE) is a professional school of Boston College
. Joseph O'Keefe, S.J.
is the current dean.
The Lynch School of Education offers graduate and undergraduate programs in education, psychology, and human development. The mission of the school is to improve the human condition through education. This goal is pursued through excellence and ethics in teaching, research, and service. Lynch School faculty prepare students to serve diverse populations in a variety of professional roles—as teachers, administrators, human service providers, psychologists, and researchers. What unites this diverse work is the underlying aspiration to enhance the human condition, to expand the human imagination, and to make the world more just
The Lynch School was formally dedicated as the Carolyn A. and Peter S. Lynch School of Education on November 2, 2000. Peter Lynch
is a BC graduate and one of the country’s best-known financial investors. Carolyn Lynch is a fervent supporter of education, and is a graduate and trustee of the University of Pennsylvania
and president of the Lynch Foundation.
LSOE was founded in 1952. Founding Dean Charles F. Donovan, S.J., sought to establish “a good and flourishing school of education” that would “exercise a beneficial influence on education and educational policies in this part of the country.”
Programs of Study
The School has grown to 60 full-time faculty members, more than 35 part-time faculty members and... Read More