Topic: Faculty

Daniel Harp is serving as the interim conductor of the orchestra while the University waits to hear former conductor Paul Phillips’ formal decision to return to the University. He is currently conductor at Stanford.

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Orchestra upset by conductor turnover

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Student musicians were scrambling after the University relieved conductor Brandon Keith Brown of his orchestra duties a day before their first concert.

Poloma takes on role as assistant dean for international students

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Poloma takes on role as assistant dean for international students

October 4, 2017 0 comments

Dr. Asabe Poloma will start as the assistant dean for international students and associate director of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship on Oct.23.

Jim Gates theorizes on equality, skepticism in science

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Jim Gates theorizes on equality, skepticism in science

October 4, 2017 0 comments

World-recognized theoretical physicist Sylvester Gates, better known as Jim Gates, started at Brown this year as the Ford Foundation Professor of Physics.

University mishandled retirement funds, lawsuit claims

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University mishandled retirement funds, lawsuit claims

September 20, 2017 0 comments

The University has joined a list of elite institutions under legal fire for the management of retirement plans for employees.

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Faculty discusses community outreach

March 7, 2017 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 and Provost Richard Locke outlined the suspension of premium processing for H-1B visas at the faculty meeting Tuesday.

Faculty meeting addresses U. response to immigration ban

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Faculty meeting addresses U. response to immigration ban

February 7, 2017 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 discussed the impact of President Donald Trump’s immigration ban on higher education.

Faculty yield rate ascends to 84 percent

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Faculty yield rate ascends to 84 percent

December 6, 2016 0 comments

Eighty-four percent of potential new faculty members who were offered positions for the following year accepted their offers.

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Faculty of Color Network offers support, mentorship

December 2, 2016 0 comments

The Brown Faculty of Color Network was conceived and forged by two professors in spring 2014 and has since developed into a thriving community.

Professors face rigorous promotion process

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Professors face rigorous promotion process

October 25, 2016 0 comments

Most faculty members find the process of becoming a full professor easily navigable.

Professors juggle commute with home, work lives

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Professors juggle commute with home, work lives

March 24, 2016 0 comments

While the trek from Perkins to class may seem unbearable to students, professors who live outside Providence may contend with morning commutes hours longer.