Jillian Lanney served as managing editor on The Herald's 125th editorial board in 2015. Previously, she was head graphics editor and a senior staff writer, covering admission, financial aid and security. Jill is a public policy concentrator from Concord, New Hampshire. She spent fall 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark and knows approximately nine words in Danish. Jill enjoys traveling, politics, Harry Potter and New England sports teams.

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Kristin Lahiff '91, Jenn David '91, Jesselyn Brown '92, Lisa Billowitz '91 and Toby Simon, then-associate dean and director of health education appear at a taping of "The Phil Donahue Show" Nov. 29, 1990.

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Today in University History: ‘Rape list’ activists appear on ‘The Phil Donahue Show’

November 30, 2015 0 comments

Twenty-five years ago today, several students appeared on “The Phil Donahue Show” to discuss controversy surrounding campus sexual assault.

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Today in University history: March 6

March 6, 2015 1 comment

In 1962, Brown students were among 300 college students traveling to Maryland to protest racial segregation through peaceful demonstrations and sit-ins.

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Yield rate holds steady at 59.9 percent

May 9, 2014 4 comments

About 1,570 of the 2,619 students offered admission to the class of 2018 have committed, leading to a yield rate of 59.9 percent.

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Nine alums to receive honorary degrees

April 18, 2014 18 comments

In honor of Brown’s 250th anniversary celebration, all nine honorary degree recipients at the May 25 Commencement ceremony will be alums.

Students question use of legacy admission

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Students question use of legacy admission

April 14, 2014 12 comments

Just over half of undergraduates disagree with the consideration of legacy status in the University’s admission decisions.

Brown admits record-low 8.6 percent

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Brown admits record-low 8.6 percent

March 31, 2014 12 comments

Brown extended offers of admission to 8.6 percent of applicants to the class of 2018, marking the lowest percentage of admitted students in U. history.

As part of President Christina Paxson’s strategic plan, international students on financial aid will have their packages reevaluated annually.

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Foreign students to have annual aid reviews

March 17, 2014 8 comments

International students’ financial aid packages will be reevaluated annually starting with the class of 2018 as part of the strategic plan.

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Perez ’83 talks minimum wage, equal opportunity

March 10, 2014 0 comments

“What I did have an idea of was that I wanted to make a difference,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez ’83 in his keynote address Saturday.

Applicant pool sees global shifts

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Applicant pool sees global shifts

March 3, 2014 3 comments

As the Office of Admission combs through applications to the class of 2018, staffers are considering a pool with a different geographic composition.

Out of the country and onto College Hill

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Out of the country and onto College Hill

February 21, 2014 3 comments

Administrators have increasingly sought to tap into rural communities, viewing them as breeding grounds for talented students.

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