Topic: Richard Locke

Letter: University is taking steps to continue to support graduate students of color

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Letter: University is taking steps to continue to support graduate students of color

March 20, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: Brown’s Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan emphasizes the University’s commitment to strengthening the diversity of our community by recruiting students, faculty and staff from historically underrepresented groups to campus.

The Annenberg Institute recently moved into 164 Angell St., along with several other University programs. This new space will allow the Institute to increase collaboration with the University’s Department of Education.

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Annenberg Institute rebuilds from scratch following University review

March 4, 2019 0 comments

Two years after the University decided to shift the Annenberg Institute’s mission, the institute — previously called the Annenberg Institute for School Reform — has begun rebuilding itself with a new focus on research and educational inequality.

UCS Vice President William Zhou ’20 spoke to the general body during Wednesday’s meeting. At the meeting, he asked  Provost Locke about University support for departments that are moving slower under their DIAPs.

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Provost talks diversity in faculty hiring at UCS meeting

February 14, 2019 0 comments

Provost Richard Locke P’18 spoke to the Undergraduate Council of Students about diversity in faculty hiring at its general body meeting Wednesday evening. Locke discussed the University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction, and its Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in the context of faculty hiring.

Once the election results have been certified, the University will recognize Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the American Federation of Teachers as "the exclusive representatives of graduate assistants in the bargaining unit on employment matters," wrote Provost Richard Locke P’18 and Dean of the Graduate School Andrew Campbell.

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Graduate students vote to unionize

November 20, 2018 0 comments

A majority of eligible graduate student voters supported unionization in an election that took place Nov. 14-19, Provost Richard Locke P’18 and Dean of the Graduate School Andrew Campbell wrote in a community-wide email.

Locke P’18: SUGSE, AFT: Live up to the Pre-Election Agreement

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Locke P’18: SUGSE, AFT: Live up to the Pre-Election Agreement

October 15, 2018 0 comments

Truth. Respect. Fairness. A climate that supports the free exchange of ideas without fear of harassment or intimidation. These are the University’s values.

In their research, Provost Richard Locke P’18 and his former student Greg Distelhorst, a current MIT professor, also noted that their findings were more pronounced in the apparel sector.

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University study suggests compliance with labor standards benefits companies

February 12, 2018 0 comments

Multinational enterprises have a lot to gain by treating their factory workers well, according to new research by Provost Richard Locke P’18 and his former student, Greg Distelhorst, now an assistant professor of global economics and management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

University releases administrative DDIAPs

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University releases administrative DDIAPs

March 12, 2017 0 comments

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion published the diversity and inclusion action plans for the University’s administrative units.

New seminar explores first-generation experience

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New seminar explores first-generation experience

January 31, 2017 0 comments

This spring, Professor of Sociology Gregory Elliott is unveiling a new sophomore seminar.

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DDIAPs emphasize faculty recruitment, student support

September 30, 2016 0 comments

Final versions of departmental diversity and inclusion action plans for the majority of the University’s academic departments are now available.

U. hosts free speech series to promote open dialogue

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U. hosts free speech series to promote open dialogue

September 14, 2016 0 comments

Provost Richard Locke P’17 announced the new “Reaffirming University Values: Campus Dialogue and Discourse” event series coming to campus this year.