Topic: BUCC Meeting

President Christina Paxson P’19 spoke to the community at the Brown University Community Council Meeting Oct. 15. She expanded on Brown’s plans to support the Providence Public School District.

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Rhode Island to take control of PPSD Nov. 1

October 16, 2019 0 comments

The Rhode Island Department of Education will officially take control of the Providence Public School District on Nov. 1, President Christina Paxson P ’19 announced to the community at the Brown University Community Council meeting Oct. 15.

At the Brown University Community Council meeting, Dean of Admission Logan Powell noted that the number of early applicants who applied for financial aid increased by 11 percent this year as compared to the previous year.

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Early decision applications surge for Class of 2023

November 13, 2018 1 comment

Dean of Admission Logan Powell presented statistics on the early decision applicants for the class of 2023 in light of the University’s Nov. 1 deadline at yesterday’s Brown University Community Council meeting.

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University discusses increasing aid for highest need students

March 20, 2018 0 comments

On Tuesday, the Brown University Community Council discussed a working proposal to increase food and textbook aid for undergraduate students with the highest financial need.

In the first meeting of the semester, Brown University Community Council received recommendations for the structure of work-study employment at the University.

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Changes recommended to student employment practices

February 14, 2018 0 comments

A student employment working group recommended several changes to University student employment practices at the Brown University Community Council’s first meeting of the semester yesterday.

Disconnect between faculty and staff has created frustration among University employees. Only 52 percent of staff respondents to a 2016 University staff climate survey felt they were treated with respect by faculty.

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BUCC members discuss staff concerns

October 24, 2017 0 comments

Resistance to change, lack of respect and few opportunities for advancement characterize the workenvironment for University staff, according to the meeting.

At Tuesday’s BUCC meeting, President Christina Paxson P’19 discussed the upcoming conclusions of two major staff searches.

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BUCC discusses staff search, DIAP annual progress report

April 18, 2017 0 comments

The University is concluding searches for open positions, said President Christina Paxson during Tuesday’s Brown University Community Council meeting.