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In Sarah Behn’s tenure as head coach of the women’s basketball team, the Bears have accumulated an Ivy League record of 20-60, with a conference-winning percentage of 25.0 over that span.

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Brown University Band will not perform at women’s basketball games in protest of Head Coach

February 24, 2020 20 comments

The Brown University Band announced they will not be playing at women’s basketball home games for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season, citing allegations circulating about the conduct of women’s basketball Head Coach Sarah Behn.

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University fundraising director Peter Cohen resigns

January 21, 2020 0 comments

Peter Cohen, a University fundraising director who was put on leave for his involvement in accepting donations from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, resigned from his position at the University today.

University fundraising director responds to MIT investigative findings surrounding Epstein donations

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University fundraising director responds to MIT investigative findings surrounding Epstein donations

January 13, 2020 0 comments

A University staff member put on administrative leave for anonymously accepting donations from convicted felon and late financier Jeffrey Epstein while working at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology did not violate institution their institutional policies, according to an MIT-commissioned report released Friday.

University accepts record low 17.5 percent of early decision applicants

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University accepts record low 17.5 percent of early decision applicants

December 12, 2019 1 comment

The University accepted a record low 17.5 percent of early applicants to the class of 2024, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell. A total of 4,562 students applied to the University through early decision, an 8 percent increase from last year which Powell called a “remarkable rate of growth.”

Students criticize meal plan offerings

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Students criticize meal plan offerings

December 4, 2019 0 comments

A majority of University students surveyed in The Herald’s fall poll said they are dissatisfied with current meal plan offerings.

Graduate student protesters marched into University Hall chanting “contract” as they delivered letters to Paxson’s office.

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Grad students rally for improved benefits

November 20, 2019 0 comments

Graduate students rallied on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center Tuesday to reiterate demands for a union contract that would improve benefits for graduate student workers before delivering a book of letters from community members to the office of President Christina Paxson P’19.

Students react to public gift acceptance policy

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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.

Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice spoke in Salomon Hall about her time serving under President Clinton and President Obama.

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Licht ’38 Lecture features Susan Rice

November 7, 2019 0 comments

When Susan Rice set out to write a memoir about lessons she learned from a career in public service, “Tough Love” was not the first title that came to mind.

NACAC removed three provisions from its Code of Ethics and Professional Practices in response to mounting pressure from the Department of Justice. The University is reviewing its early decision policies but does not expect to alter its current recruitment practices.

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NACAC loosens college recruitment policies

October 29, 2019 0 comments

The National Association for College Admission Counseling recently loosened restrictions on how colleges can recruit prospective students in response to mounting pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice.

ACT to allow retakes of individual sections

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ACT to allow retakes of individual sections

October 22, 2019 1 comment

Starting September 2020, college applicants will be able to retake individual sections of the ACT exam. The organization will also calculate an official “superscore” — the average of the highest section scores across multiple test dates — that students can send to colleges.