University News

Brown sustains interim policy prohibiting events with alcohol in residential spaces

September 4, 2015 1 comment

The Alcohol and Social Event Review committee proposed a number of programs meant to discourage underage drinking on campus and increase supervised events.

Mental health council advocates striking limit on CAPS therapy sessions

September 3, 2015 0 comments

The Mental Health Community Council proposed a bevy of measures to expand the scope and accessibility of Counseling and Psychological Services.

Brown announces new Swearer Center director

September 1, 2015 1 comment

Mathew Johnson, currently director of Siena College’s Office of Academic Community Engagement, will head the public service center and engaged scholarship.

Takayama to step down as Sheridan Center executive director

July 11, 2015 2 comments

Kathy Takayama, executive director of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, will leave the University to become assistant provost at Columbia.

Adrien Deschamps, undergraduate on leave, dies

June 26, 2015 0 comments

Adrien Deschamps, an undergraduate student on leave from the University, has died. Dean of the College Maud Mandel notified the community of his death.

Klawunn to leave post as head of student life

June 19, 2015 13 comments

After nearly two decades at the University, Margaret Klawunn will leave to become vice chancellor for student affairs at UC, Santa Barbara.

Richard Locke named next provost

June 1, 2015 5 comments

Richard Locke, director of the Watson Institute for International Studies since July 2013, will take over as provost July 1.

Long-time Brown University employee Armando Carvalho dies

May 29, 2015 0 comments

Armando Carvalho, a member of the Department of Facilities Management for 18 years, died Thursday.

Corporation discusses STEM education, strategic planning

May 24, 2015 2 comments

Corporation members held informal discussions with undergraduates about socioeconomic issues and science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses.

Vicki Colvin to step down as provost

May 19, 2015 10 comments

After just one year in the position, Vicki Colvin will step down as provost June 30 in order to pursue research in greater depth.