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Like President Christina Paxson, many past University presidents and leaders of peer institutions served first as administrators at other schools.

University News

Presidency balances peer influence with unique vision

October 24, 2012 1 comment
This article is part of the series Shaping the Presidency

President Christina Paxson stepped into the top administrative role at Brown earlier this year with a background shaped by the three institutions of her past - Swarthmore College, where she studied as an undergraduate, Columbia, where she earned her doctoral degree, and most recently, Princeton, where she filled teaching, research and administrative roles. 

First-years’ summer reading assignment, “Sons of Providence,” confronts controversial aspects of the University’s history like its involvement in the slave trade.

Reading highlights U.’s past with slavery

September 4, 2012 0 comments

First-year students learned about the University’s connection to the slave trade in this year’s summer reading choice, “Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade and the American Revolution.”

On campus, University pride rarely translates into athletic event attendance.

Features, Sports

Sports fans on campus, but not in the stands

April 24, 2012 0 comments

Across the country, the phrase “college sports” conjures images of parking lots full of tailgaters as far as the eye can see and waves of students dressed in the same color screaming as a member of the opposing team lines up for a foul shot. 

Six years later, many of the recommendations from the Slavery and Justice report have not yet come to fruition.

University News

As Simmons departs, S&J plans remain stagnant

April 19, 2012 0 comments

The University has offered an internal candidate the position of inaugural director for the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice after its second final candidate in five years declined to take the offer last semester. The candidate’s name will not be released until the decision is finalized. 

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Today in University History: April 5

April 5, 2012 0 comments

In 1988, faculty voted to raise the number of undergraduate courses needed for graduation from 28 to 30. This was the biggest curricular change since the introduction of the New Curriculum in 1969. 

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U. to support affirmative action in Supreme Court brief

March 6, 2012 0 comments

The University plans to submit a brief to the Supreme Court by next year in favor of continuing the use of affirmative action in admission decisions, said Beverly Ledbetter, vice president and general counsel at the University.

The search is ongoing to replace Director of Athletics Michael Goldberger next year.

Sports, University News

U. starts search for new athletics director

February 28, 2012 0 comments

The University is in the initial stages of its search for a new director of athletics and, with an independent search firm currently looking for qualified candidates, the search committee hopes to announce a decision in April in conjunction the announcement of a new University president.

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U. aims to recruit Native American students, faculty

February 10, 2012 0 comments

In its annual report released last November, the Diversity Advisory Board announced that it will seek to recruit more Native American students, faculty and staff. The report noted that the board has not actively worked to increase this group’s presence on campus in the past.

Pre-meds forge global ties on Ecuador trip

January 26, 2012 0 comments

For the second time in less than a year, the University’s chapter of Medicine, Education and Development for Low-Income Families Everywhere sent a group of students to Riobamba, Ecuador. The 23-person group spent eight days this month assisting doctors in nearby villages and constructing a bathroom for a village’s schoolhouse.

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Record-high 4 students land Rhodes

November 20, 2011 0 comments

A record-high three undergraduates and an alum were awarded Rhodes Scholarships Saturday, making this the first multi-scholar year for the University since 1970.