Topic: Faculty

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University hopes to increase time for faculty research

March 6, 2018 0 comments

At yesterday’s faculty meeting, President Christina Paxson P’19 proposed that the University increase support for graduate students and free faculty of some administrative duties to allow them to focus on their research and scholarship.

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Faculty members seek to improve relations with staff

February 6, 2018 0 comments

At the first faculty meeting of the spring semester, faculty members discussed ways to improve relationships between faculty and staff at the University.

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.