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Articles by Brigitta Greene (68)

University News

Unexpected tuition surplus fast-tracks Faunce

October 2, 2009 Comments are Disabled

A newly renovated Faunce House is on track to re-open by the time students arrive on campus next fall, earlier than originally planned, due to an unexpected surplus in net tuition income, administrators said.

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Flu cases spreading quickly, BUCC hears

September 24, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The Brown University Community Council began its first meeting of the year with a round of jovial introductions before turning to its downbeat agenda yesterday — hearing about the campus H1N1 influenza situation and the Rhode Island legislature’s proposed student tax bill and getting an update on the University’s finances.

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Endowment losses weigh on budget

September 24, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The University plans to reduce its annual draw on the endowment by 20 percent next year, Beppie Huidekoper, executive vice president for finance and administration, said at the first Brown University Community Council meeting of the semester yesterday.


Gov. Carcieri ’65 takes aim at ACORN

September 24, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Island began a review Monday to ensure that no state payments are going to the state branch of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now or any of its affiliates, said Amy Kempe, press secretary to Gov. Donald Carcieri ’65.

Long-term, U. is eyeing new dorms

September 15, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Looking to increase the percentage of undergraduate students living on campus, the University is considering constructing new residence halls as soon as resources permit, said Richard Spies, executive vice president for planning and senior adviser to the president.

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Mocha admins at a loss to explain Tuesday night outage

September 9, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The night before classes began brought even more stress than usual.

University News

Anthro prof hired as new VP for international affairs

September 8, 2009 Comments are Disabled

Matthew Gutmann began serving at his new post as vice president for international affairs Sept. 1, becoming the second person to occupy the position since its creation less than two years ago.

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U. preps for widespread H1N1 cases

September 7, 2009 Comments are Disabled

The University is taking preemptive measures to control the spread of the H1N1 virus this fall, anticipating a worse-than-average flu season.

University News

Recent grads planning trip to North Korea

July 19, 2009 Comments are Disabled

While the United States and other nations struggle to respond to North Korea’s recent aggressive military posturing, three recently graduated seniors are still moving forward with their planned trip to bring a group of about 18 students and professors to the secretive state by way of China in August.

University News

Web update: Student has Brown’s first swine flu case

May 21, 2009 Comments are Disabled

A Brown student has a laboratory-confirmed case of H1N1 influenza, the University announced in an e-mail to the community Wednesday, just days ahead of the 241st annual Commencement exercises.

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