Topic: BUCC

Members of Act4RJ attended Tuesday’s Brown University Community Council meeting wearing dollar bills marked with “IX” to protest the University’s handling of the recent GHB and sexual assault cases.

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Dropped drugging charges dominate BUCC meeting

March 11, 2015 6 comments

President Paxson denied that the father of the student accused of spiking a drink with GHB — a Corporation trustee — influenced his son’s case.

President Christina Paxson P’19 addresses the council, outlining specific plans for decreasing the operating budget deficit.

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BUCC talks deficit, sexual assault policy, faculty diversity

February 19, 2015 2 comments

The Brown University Community Council focused on financial concerns such as the budget deficit and policy related to sexual assault and faculty diversity.

Members of the Brown University Community Council recommended administrators recognize that students with greater financial resources have an advantage when it comes to the sexual assault disciplinary process.

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Sexual assault task force headlines BUCC meeting

September 19, 2014 3 comments

The Brown University Community Council laid out plans for a sexual assault task force.

BUCC recently passed a resolution in support of Renaissance Hotel workers in their labor dispute with hotel management.  Only Vice President for Public Affairs and University Relations Marisa Quinn opposed the measure.

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BUCC resolves to support hotel workers

March 20, 2014 1 comment

The BUCC passed a resolution about an ongoing labor dispute between the owners of the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel and workers at the hotel.

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BUCC pushes for development of student resources

February 20, 2014 1 comment

Mental health services, internship expansion, ethical spending standards and a possible University boycott of the Renaissance Hotel dominated discussion.

President Paxson looks on at the Brown University Community Council meeting, where she and other administrators attempted to clarify various aspects of her strategic plan.

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Administrators discuss strategic plan at BUCC

October 3, 2013 2 comments

The meeting’s discussion focused on financial aid, diversity and the University’s size.

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U. plans to review Code of Conduct

September 5, 2013 1 comment

Students, faculty members and administrators will examine rules amid increased violations

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U. unlikely to divest from coal in May

April 24, 2013 2 comments

Admins, faculty members and students at Tuesday’s BUCC meeting debated divestment.

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At BUCC, Divest Coal urges long-term U. divestment

March 20, 2013 2 comments

Faculty diversity and the shrinking RUE program also surfaced as major issues at Tuesday’s meeting.