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No decision on Paterno ’50 award

November 15, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The University has not made a decision about the future of the Joe Paterno ’50 Award in the week since Paterno was fired from Pennsylvania State University in light of a sex scandal involving his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

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Simmons, Tisch reflect on enduring economic storm

November 13, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Three years ago, President Ruth Simmons found herself at the helm of a University navigating a stormy financial climate unlike any since the Great Depression.

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Paterno ’50 fired amid Penn State sex abuse scandal

November 9, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Joe Paterno ’50, head coach of the Penn State football team for the last 46 years, was fired by the university’s board of trustees last night after a sex scandal rocked his program. 

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Bennett named to diversity posts

October 25, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Jabbar Bennett, assistant dean for recruiting and professional development for the Graduate School, will take over as director of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Alpert Medical School Nov. 1. Bennett has also been named associate dean for diversity in the Division of Biology and Medicine.

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U. to create office on campus for ROTC

October 23, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Corporation instructed the University to create an office to support veterans and students interested in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at its meeting this weekend. 

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SEC again probing Corporation trustee

October 20, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As the Corporation descends on campus — and the Occupy movement prepares to protest its arrival — one of its trustees is finding himself under renewed legal scrutiny.

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Corporation to review athletics, ROTC

October 19, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Corporation will review President Ruth Simmons’ recently released recommendations on the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and Department of Athletics at its meeting this weekend.

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Rosters for presidential committees revealed

October 18, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Chancellor Thomas Tisch ’76 announced the 29 members of the two committees responsible for overseeing the search for a new president yesterday in an email to the Brown community. 

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Three undergrads to serve on presidential search committee

October 4, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Two undergraduates and a member of the Undergraduate Council of Students Executive Board will be selected by Oct. 20 to the Campus Advisory Committee to advise the Corporation’s search process for the University’s 19th president, said Samuel Gilman ’15, a spokesman for UCS.

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Campus to honor Simmons in her final year

September 20, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Though the University has not yet made official plans to commemorate President Ruth Simmons this year, there will be “opportunities throughout the year to honor and express appreciation to the president,” said Marisa Quinn, vice president for public affairs and University relations.