Topic: gift

Students react to public gift acceptance policy

News, University News

Students react to public gift acceptance policy

November 13, 2019 0 comments

Over the past year, students have increasingly called for the University to be transparent about its ethical standards for accepting gifts.

Letter: Brown’s gift policy is rooted in ethics

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Brown’s gift policy is rooted in ethics

September 13, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: A recent guest column in The Herald, while well intentioned, incorrectly implied that Brown does not have a gift acceptance policy that is ethical. We want to assure the Brown community that the University does. The Communications, Alumni and External Affairs Committee of the Corporation of Brown […]

Duncan ’16, Borgonjon ’14, Bustos ’16, Wolff Landau ’20, Niculescu ’20 and Saji ’20: Warren Kanders still must go

Op-eds, Opinions

Duncan ’16, Borgonjon ’14, Bustos ’16, Wolff Landau ’20, Niculescu ’20 and Saji ’20: Warren Kanders still must go

September 12, 2019 7 comments

Warren Kanders ’79, a prominent University donor, recently resigned from his position as vice chair of the Whitney Museum of American Art, which should serve as a reminder of why Brown must cut its financial ties with Kanders.

The department aims to add eight to 10 new faculty members, including two endowed chairs, which should help to increase faculty interaction with undergraduates.

News, University News

Economics Department receives $25 million donation

April 25, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Economics is receiving a $25 million donation from Orlando Bravo ’92, according to a University press release.

Paxson P’19: Brown ensures that donor gifts advance its mission

Opinions

Paxson P’19: Brown ensures that donor gifts advance its mission

February 21, 2019 2 comments

In the course of any day on campus — attending a lecture, conducting an experiment, studying in the library or participating in extracurricular activities — every member of this community benefits from the gifts of literally thousands of generous donors to Brown.

$100 million gift to bolster brain science research

News, Science & Research

$100 million gift to bolster brain science research

April 18, 2018 1 comment

The Brown Institute for Brain Science is receiving a $100 million gift from Robert Carney ’61 and Nancy Carney, one of the largest single donations ever given to the University.