Topic: Faculty

“It’s time to look at the world around me in addition to Brown,” said Sheila Blumstein, professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences, as she chooses to dedicate more time to research than teaching.

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Sheila Blumstein, former interim U. president, to enter phased retirement

January 29, 2015 3 comments

Sheila Blumstein, who served in administrative roles including interim president, will enter a phased retirement effective July 1.

Cohort tenure rate drops 20 percentage points

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Cohort tenure rate drops 20 percentage points

November 7, 2014 0 comments

The University’s cohort tenure rate has declined 20 percent, from 81 percent for those hired in 1999-2000 to 61 percent for those hired in 2005-06.

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Faculty, Paxson discuss response to Ray Kelly report

October 8, 2014 6 comments

Faculty members and administrators debated the University’s response to the Reports on the Events of October 29 at Tuesday’s faculty meeting.

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U. newsletter features faculty research conducted on sabbatical

September 22, 2014 0 comments

The Office of the Dean of the Faculty released the Brown Sabbatical Research Newsletter, a publication showcasing research pursued by faculty members.

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Faculty discuss research, diversity

September 3, 2014 0 comments

Free speech, diversity and research emerged as key issues for faculty during this academic year at Tuesday’s faculty meeting.

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U. to change dept. names, expand professional programs

April 2, 2014 4 comments

Faculty members unanimously passed a motion to rename the Department of Geological Sciences at a faculty meeting Tuesday.

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Faculty talk renovations, internship funding

February 5, 2014 0 comments

Three floors of the Sciences Library will likely undergo a renovation in the next few months, said Provost Mark Schlissel P’15 at a faculty meeting Tuesday.

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U. to reassess undergrad alcohol consumption

December 4, 2013 1 comment

Faculty members also discussed online course credit, research funding and promotion rules.

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U. begins implementation of strategic plan

November 15, 2013 4 comments

Two pilot sophomore seminars in the spring will focus on ‘diversity and social justice.’

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Finances constrain employee benefits

November 14, 2013 8 comments

The U. remains behind most of its peers in annual tuition assistance for the children of employees.