With Kanye and Ron Burgundy, have Boston colleges officially lost their minds?

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Something weird is going on with the colleges up in Boston. This week, two respected institutions of higher education, Emerson College and Harvard University, announced that they were partnering up with celebrities for special events.

While it's not unusual for public figures to take an interest in furthering their education, or even for colleges to recruit famous faces for publicity, the choices that Emerson and Harvard made were so unusual, it almost makes us worry that Boston universities may be losing their minds.

As part of their increasingly odd promotional campaign, the team behind Anchorman 2 has struck a deal with the Emerson College School of Communication to rename the school after Ron Burgundy for the day on December 4.

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