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Brown Students want more say in University financial policies

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Brown Students want more say in University financial policies

February 14, 2020 0 comments

According to the 2019 Undergraduate Council of Students Fall Poll Report, 73.8 percent of undergraduate students want more decision-making ability in the University’s gift-acceptance and investment policies.

Christina Paxson P ’19, who has served as president for eight years, will serve an extended term until June 30, 2025.

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Brown Corporation extends Paxson’s term as president

February 12, 2020 0 comments

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, unanimously voted to extend President Christina Paxson’s P’19 appointment by three years — until June 30, 2025.

Brown Corporation approves 3.75 percent tuition increase

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Brown Corporation approves 3.75 percent tuition increase

February 10, 2020 0 comments

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, approved a 3.75 percent tuition increase for undergraduate and most graduate programs during its winter meeting Feb. 8, according to a University press release.

University releases draft of sustainability plan for feedback

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University releases draft of sustainability plan for feedback

January 31, 2020 1 comment

The Office of the Provost released a draft of the new University sustainability plan to students, staff and faculty for review on Dec. 10.

The University selected Michael White as its CFO and vice president for his experience in navigating academic research institutions.

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University names Michael White CFO, VP

January 27, 2020 0 comments

Michael White, former chief financial officer of Harvard Medical School, will begin his tenure as chief financial officer and vice president of the University today.

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Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition: A decade in review

December 6, 2019 0 comments

Founded in 2009, the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition has spent the last decade leading student efforts to advocate for progress on issues such as the passage of the DREAM Act and the University’s accessibility for undocumented students.

Kimberlé Crenshaw, who is known for coining the term intersectionality and for developing Critical Race Theory, spoke about her history of advocacy in a lecture Monday night.

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Revolutionary thinker Kimberlé Crenshaw describes life as activist

November 5, 2019 0 comments

Kimberlé Crenshaw was only nine years old when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in April 1968.

The theme of the conference was “boxes.” Under this banner, speakers touched on issues such as socialism, health agency and mental health stigma.

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TEDxBrownU speakers step out of the box

October 28, 2019 1 comment

TEDxBrownU broke out of the box last Friday, which saw attendance numbers grow over four times from last year and each speaker centering their speech around the theme of “boxes.”

Quarter of undergrads support Warren in Democratic race

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Quarter of undergrads support Warren in Democratic race

October 18, 2019 0 comments

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has emerged as the most popular Democratic presidential candidate among University undergraduates, with 24.2 percent indicating that they would vote for her if the 2020 primary were held today, according to The Herald’s fall 2019 poll.

Native American, Indigenous Studies Initiative to establish concentration

Native American, Indigenous Studies Initiative to establish concentration

October 9, 2019 2 comments

The University’s Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative plans to establish a concentration with the help of a $750,000 grant awarded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation last month.