Topic: higher education

Evaluators praised the University’s undergraduate education, Brown Promise and diversity initiatives while criticizing its lack of focus on graduate programs and management of financial resources.

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University receives official re-accreditation

November 11, 2018 0 comments

The University officially received re-accreditation from the New England Commission of Higher Education last month, wrote President Christina Paxson P’19 in a Today@Brown announcement Oct. 31.

102 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

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102 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

April 20, 2018 0 comments

One hundred and two members of the class of 2018 were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa Society April 10, wrote Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley in an e-mail to The Herald.

Dean of the College Maud Mandel has been a part of the University since 1997. She will step down to become the 18th President of Williams College.

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Dean of College to serve as president of Williams

March 23, 2018 0 comments

Dean of the College Maud Mandel will step down as dean and serve as the 18th president of Williams College starting July 1, according to a March 13 University press release.

Following the shooting in Parkland, Florida, Brown and Johnson and Wales University began using the “Run, Hide, Fight” method developed by the city of Houston to make campuses safer.

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Universities review active shooter plans

March 2, 2018 0 comments

In light of the school shooting in Florida earlier this month, colleges and universities in Rhode Island have discussed preparation and prevention tactics in case of a similar emergency.

Fernandez ’21: The crisis of higher ed in Puerto Rico

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Fernandez ’21: The crisis of higher ed in Puerto Rico

October 31, 2017 0 comments

In the wake of Hurricane María, the Brown community has led several efforts to provide aid to the devastated island of Puerto Rico.