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If the Department of Education moves forward with the redesign, its undergraduate concentration would eliminate the current two-track system.

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Education department plans redesign

April 24, 2019 0 comments

The University’s Department of Education discussed its plans to implement widespread curricular changes across all of its undergraduate and graduate programs Monday in a forum with students.

President Paxson Q&A Part One: Talking politics of divestment, referendum

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President Paxson Q&A Part One: Talking politics of divestment, referendum

April 15, 2019 0 comments

Between March 19 and 21, students voted in favor of a referendum to divest the University’s endowment from companies “complicit in human rights abuses in Palestine” and ask the University to increase transparency about the endowment.

President Paxson Q&A Part Two: Discussing financial, operational costs of divestment

President Paxson Q&A Part Two: Discussing financial, operational costs of divestment

April 15, 2019 0 comments

This is the second half of a question-and-answer session conducted with President Christina Paxson P’19 following the divestment referendum.

President Christina Paxson speaks in front of the Brown University Community Council members about the recent admissions scandal.

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Paxson speaks on national admissions scandal

March 21, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P ’19 assured community members that the University was not involved in the national college admissions scandal during yesterday’s Brown University Community Council Meeting.

The University's Advancement Office facilitated meetings between faculty and prospective students, some of whom were also Brown trustee referrals, according to emails reviewed by The Herald.

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University agrees to $3.5 million settlement, ending suit

March 14, 2019 0 comments

The University agreed March 11 to a $3.5 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit that alleged the University breached the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and mishandled two of its 403(b) retirement plans — tax-sheltered plan options available to employees of tax-exempt organizations.

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology plans to move its collection to a new Providence location. Most of the collection is currently stored in Bristol on land that will soon be transferred into a land trust.

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Haffenreffer Museum begins complete inventory of one million objects

March 7, 2019 0 comments

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology’s current Providence location within Manning Hall presently houses 99 objects — approximately 0.001 percent of its collection — and has no facilities for long-term storage.

The Annenberg Institute recently moved into 164 Angell St., along with several other University programs. This new space will allow the Institute to increase collaboration with the University’s Department of Education.

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Annenberg Institute rebuilds from scratch following University review

March 4, 2019 0 comments

Two years after the University decided to shift the Annenberg Institute’s mission, the institute — previously called the Annenberg Institute for School Reform — has begun rebuilding itself with a new focus on research and educational inequality.

University plans net-zero emissions by 2040

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University plans net-zero emissions by 2040

February 15, 2019 0 comments

The University plans to reduce its campus greenhouse gas emissions to 75 percent below its 2017-18 levels by 2025 and achieve net-zero emissions by 2040, a Feb. 11 press release stated.

Corporation approves five percent tuition increase for FY20

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Corporation approves five percent tuition increase for FY20

February 10, 2019 0 comments

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, voted to approve a 5 percent increase in undergraduate student tuition charges as part of a $1.2 billion operating budget for the 2020 fiscal year at its winter meeting Feb. 7-9.

Haffenreffer museum planned to move from Bristol to Providence

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Haffenreffer museum planned to move from Bristol to Providence

February 7, 2019 0 comments

The University plans to relocate the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology from Mount Hope in Bristol, Rhode Island — the site of a 2017 protest encampment by the Pokanoket Nation — to an unknown location in Providence, according to a Jan. 7 University press release. A timeline for the move does not yet exist.