Topic: Building on Distinction

‘The Rise of China: Past, Present and Future’ featured professors Head, Nedostup, Steinfeld and Zheng. This installment of the University’s “Building on Distinction” series was moderated by Provost Locke on Monday.

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Interdisciplinary panel discusses China’s ‘Past, Present and Future’

March 19, 2019 0 comments

On Monday night, University professors came together to examine China through four distinct lenses: space exploration, environmental science, politics and history.

U. fundraising continues ahead of schedule

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U. fundraising continues ahead of schedule

January 31, 2017 0 comments

The BrownTogether campaign has raised $1.25 billion in gifts and pledges in over a year since its launch, said President Christina Paxson P’19.

Anne Bergeron appointed director of Arts Initiative

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Anne Bergeron appointed director of Arts Initiative

April 19, 2016 0 comments

The gears of the University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction, are whirring everywhere, and no more so than in the arts departments.

Provost Richard Locke P’17 spoke at an open discussion regarding the newly released operational plan. He, and President Christina Paxson P’19 answered questions about financial aid, diversity and graduate school support.

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Forum offers details, feedback on operational plan

September 22, 2015 1 comment

The University will spend more than $1 billion over the next decade on investments in people as it pursues the operational plan.

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Editorial: Preserving the core of Brown

November 7, 2013 0 comments

As Building on Distinction is implemented, more can be done to reward and prioritize student and faculty commitments to Brown’s undergraduate core.

Undergraduate education has historically been a key academic priority for the University.

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Plan surfaces tensions around U.’s academic focus

November 7, 2013 5 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

Brown’s ‘university-college’ model will underlie discussions about future academic initiatives.

President Christina Paxson’s plan builds on her predecessor’s but contrasts with Ruth Simmons’ vision of Brown in terms of specificity and ambition.

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As Paxson charts U.’s future, Simmons’ influence lingers

November 4, 2013 2 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

Shifting economic circumstances instilled caution in President Christina Paxson’s strategic plan.