BU-Wheelock merger brings more than 110 layoffs

Wheelock College. –David L. Ryan/Globe Staff, file 2017

Boston University will lay off a majority of Wheelock College’s staff and faculty in its merger with the small Fenway school, employees at both schools were notified on Thursday.

BU said that 111 Wheelock employees — including 72 staff and 39 full-time and part-time faculty —will lose their jobs when the merger becomes official after June 1.

Meanwhile, BU has offered positions to 93 Wheelock employees, about a third of whom are tenured faculty members.