Grant Achilles has been hired by the University as the next head coach of the baseball team, Director of Athletics Jack Hayes announced last month.
Many Brown teams are paired with severely sick children through the Team Impact program.
Awareness of the causes and effects of head injuries has increased in the athletic community.
Members of the Undergraduate Council of Students spoke to representatives from the Student Athletic Advising Committee, Ryan McDuff ’13 and Lindsay Nickel ’13, as well as Director of Athletics Jack Hayes, at their weekly meeting. The guests presented an agenda to promote the greater integration of student-athletes into campus life.
The Corporation’s adoption of former president Ruth Simmons’ athletic reform recommendations last year has led to positive changes for the University, said Director of Athletics Jack Hayes at the monthly meeting of the Brown University Community Council Tuesday.
Following recommendations made by former president Ruth Simmons last October, the University is in the process of implementing far-reaching changes within the athletics department, including a reduction in admission spots for recruited athletes, an increase in coaches’ salaries and new fundraising efforts for improving athletic facilities.
Joe Paterno ’50 will remain in the Brown Athletic Hall of Fame, according to a statement from the Hall’s Board of Directors released Sept. 13. The decision came about two months after the University announced Paterno’s place in the Hall was under review by the board following the release of a report examining Pennsylvania State University’s response to allegations of child abuse against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.