Topic: Faculty

University professors support Yale ER&M faculty withdrawal

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University professors support Yale ER&M faculty withdrawal

April 16, 2019 0 comments

ER&M faculty often serve in more than one department, and when they felt undersupported, “it was very demoralizing,” Ramirez said. While programs at Yale such as Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies have the power to hire faculty with a path to tenure in their department,  the ER&M program does not.

University changes course load tenure requirement

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University changes course load tenure requirement

April 16, 2019 0 comments

Tenure-track and tenured professors in the humanities and in some social science departments will be allowed to teach three courses per year as opposed to four, announced Provost Richard Locke P ’18 in an Op-Ed in today’s Herald.

Provost Richard Locke also discussed the University’s tuition, saying that the University is still “in the middle of the pan” compared to peer institutions.

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Provost opposes Trump’s planned executive order

March 6, 2019 0 comments

In Tuesday’s faculty meeting, Provost Richard Locke P’18 criticized what he sees as government overreach in President Trump’s planned executive order to protect campus free speech.

Editorial: University should invest in English, Literary Arts

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Editorial: University should invest in English, Literary Arts

February 22, 2019 0 comments

The Herald reported last week about the difficulties students face enrolling in English and Literary Arts courses, given high demand and the small size of workshop-based classes.

Econ department ranks eighth in nation

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Econ department ranks eighth in nation

February 8, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Economics was ranked eighth in the country last month by the Research Papers in Economics , which bases its rankings on the number of times a department’s work is cited in research papers.

Thirsk is the University’s inaugural chief digital and information officer.

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Thirsk named University’s inaugural chief digital, information officer

February 8, 2019 0 comments

William Thirsk began his tenure as the University’s inaugural chief digital and information officer Feb. 1, tasked with advancing an efficient digital system for the University.

(Top to bottom) John Papay, Matthew Kraft, Kenneth Wong and Susanna Loeb were recognized in the 2019 Rick Hess Straight Up Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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University professors recognized for influence in education policy

January 27, 2019 0 comments

University professors Susanna Loeb, Kenneth Wong, Matthew Kraft and John Papay were named in the 2019 Rick Hess Straight Up Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings Jan. 9.

Computer science department plans expansion

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Computer science department plans expansion

December 6, 2018 0 comments

At a time when cybersecurity, machine learning and artificial intelligence deeply influence the economy and public debate, more students are flocking to the University’s Department of Computer Science.

Following external review, University defends tenure process

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Following external review, University defends tenure process

December 5, 2018 0 comments

Dating back to at least 1998, the New England Commission on Higher Education has criticized the University’s tenure procedures.

The Critical Review, established in 1976, underwent its first web redesign in decades, thanks to a group of students who worked to revamp the site as a project in a computer science class.

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Critical Review introduces redesigned, improved website

October 23, 2018 0 comments

Since 1976, the Critical Review has helped Brown students navigate the Open Curriculum.