Topic: Faculty

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.

BEAR Day honors staff member achievements with awards

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BEAR Day honors staff member achievements with awards

February 25, 2016 0 comments

More than 500 people filled Salomon 101 to celebrate the achievements of staff members at the annual Brown Employee Appreciation and Recognition Day Monday.

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Brown’s female professors earn less than male counterparts

November 5, 2015 0 comments

Male professors at Brown were paid on average $14,841 more than their female counterparts in the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Provost proposes initiative to bring refugees to Brown

October 7, 2015 0 comments

A short list of refugees who are scholars interested in coming to Brown has been sent to various departments.

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Dean of faculty cuts $450,000 from budget

September 24, 2015 1 comment

The Office of the Dean of the Faculty has reduced the temporary teaching budget by $450,000 this year to help reduce the structural deficit.

Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies David Kertzer ’69 P’95 ’98 used long-concealed archives to craft a narrative that includes previously unknown and condemning details about Pope Pius XI.

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Kertzer awarded Pulitzer Prize for biography of Mussolini, Pope Pius XI

April 21, 2015 10 comments

Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies David Kertzer secured a Pulitzer Prize Monday for his biography of Pope Pius XI and Benito Mussolini.

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Faculty debates final exam grading deadline

April 8, 2015 2 comments

Faculty members voted to change University policies on postdoctoral hiring and concentration declarations to more accurately reflect current practices.