Letters to the Editor


Letter: Beware insults to students’ judgment

March 7, 2018 0 comments

Harry August ’19 and Julia Rock ’19 (“Beware the PTP,” March 5) wish to “warn students that (the Political Theory Project) is not a center for ‘thriving intellectual discourse,’” referring to a previous op-ed by Daniel Shemano ’19.


Letter: Prospect Medical Holdings improves quality

March 6, 2018 0 comments

After reading the United Nurses and Allied Professionals union’s self-serving op-ed last week, as a Brown alum and Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. executive, I am compelled to provide a number of missing facts and context that more accurately tell the story of Prospect’s commitment.


Letter: Debate around Political Theory Project misses the point

March 6, 2018 0 comments

While I admire Associate Professor of History Seth Rockman’s free market ideals regarding Brown’s “marketplace of ideas” mentioned in his recent letter, I believe the general debate of late in The Herald regarding the Political Theory Project signifies what’s wrong with discourse at Brown.

Letter: Why does the PTP feel the need to pay students?

March 4, 2018 0 comments

Regarding the March 2nd op-ed, “In defense of the Political Theory Project,” by Daniel Shemano ’19: Does The Herald or Shemano have any obligation to disclose that Shemano is paid $500 per semester to participate in PTP programming?


Letter: New performing arts center has a chance to be distinct

March 2, 2018 0 comments

To the editor: The University’s latest proposal for the location of a performing arts center includes a welcome clarification of what the center is and what it is not.


Letter: Suspension of elementary MAT track was uninformed

March 2, 2018 0 comments

A recent letter to the editor by Provost Richard Locke P’18 inadvertently sheds light on the problem with the decision to suspend the elementary Masters of Arts in Teaching track: The people who made this decision were not adequately informed.


Letter: Why does review require suspension?

February 28, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: In a letter to the editor published by The Herald yesterday, Provost Richard Locke P ’18 states that “the University decided to suspend acceptances of new applicants to the elementary education track for the current cycle.


Letter: MAT program article does not capture intention

February 27, 2018 0 comments

The recent article on the University’s decision to suspend acceptances to the elementary education track of the Master of Arts in Teaching program for the 2018-19 academic year did not accurately capture the purpose of this action or the process that we followed.

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Letter: Landscape the hardscape

February 21, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: Now that the University has wisely changed course about the site of the future performing arts center, it should also turn its attention to the area around the five historic structures which were spared from the wrecking ball or relocation.


Letter: WBRU staff contributions to 101.1 LPFM

February 13, 2018 0 comments

As Chief Executive Officer of WBRU, I would like to add a few thoughts to your Jan. 31, 2018 article “Providence organizations create new station.”