Now, correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think that Boston University is the best school in its town. There are two or three others that rank a bit higher. Yet perhaps that's a purposeful decision, to excel in other ways.
This way, for example.
I suppose I could say someting profound about priorites, entitlement and other such matters, but given the fine view, who'd want to listen? Anyway, I'm off topic. Gotta get back to the depressing things of life.