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Articles by Lindsay Gantz (34)

University News

External review prompts budgeting process reform

October 8, 2014 1 comment

The Office of the President has launched new initiatives to rethink the structure of the budgeting process.

Endowment reaches record high

University News

Endowment reaches record high

October 2, 2014 7 comments

The University’s endowment saw a 16.1 percent return on investments for the fiscal year that ended in June, the administration announced Wednesday.

University News

Deficit rises 58 percent, doubles 2014 projection

October 1, 2014 9 comments

The University faces a $8.7 million operating budget deficit for the current academic year, according to Beppie Huidekoper.

University News

Admin salary changes reflect faculty turnover

September 25, 2014 2 comments

President Christina Paxson made a base salary of $350,000 in 2012, the most recent year for which data are available, according to University data.

Richard Locke, James Morone, Anthony Bogues, Marcia Chatelain, Stefano Bloch and Tricia Rose discuss the events at Ferguson at a teach-in yesterday.

University News

Teach-in explores Ferguson aftermath

September 10, 2014 3 comments

Hundreds of snaps rang throughout Salomon 101 in support of speakers’ messages of directly confronting racial tensions during a teach-in Tuesday.

University News

In face of Ebola, U. urges caution

September 5, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Amid the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the University is encouraging community members to proceed carefully with travel to the region.

Judiciary Committee examines marijuana legalization

Metro

Judiciary Committee examines marijuana legalization

April 22, 2014 9 comments

The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony on bills to legalize marijuana and improve regulations on the sale and distribution of medical marijuana.

Metro

R.I. could see first woman, Latino or Asian governor

April 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Islanders have never elected a person of color or a woman to the governor’s office.

Smoking rates in Rhode Island fell by 2.6 percentage points in the last year, but smoking remains an important health issue in the state. “I’d love to see students agitating to make Brown a smoke-free campus,” said Michael Fine, director of the state Department of Health.

Metro

Director of health gives R.I. B-minus health score

March 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Michael Fine, director of the R.I. Department of Health, gave the Ocean State a B-minus rating in the State of the State’s Health address Wednesday.

Metro

Laureate encourages science education

February 27, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Nobel laureate H. Robert Horvitz spoke to high school students and University community members at the Providence Career and Technical Academy.