Though Brown has a higher rate than most universities of both African-American tenured faculty and graduation of African-American students, the University ranked a modest 41st on Black Enterprise Magazine's list of the best colleges and universities for African-Americans.
At the beginning of this semester, students who were intrigued by the listing for HI102: "Medieval Spain: Land of Three Cultures" in the Course Announcement Bulletin might have gotten a surprise when they went to shop the class - it had been cancelled.
Search committees are close to creating a list of finalists for two open administrative positions: vice president for campus life and student services and vice president for public affairs and University relations. Luiz Valente, associate professor of Portuguese and Brazilian studies, is heading the ...
Two professors at Benedict College in South Carolina were fired recently for refusing to systematically factor effort into students' grades.
In an off-the-record lecture Wednesday night, Jendayi Frazer, senior director for African affairs at the National Security Council, talked about the Bush administration's Africa policy to a small audience in Salomon 001.
Ted Turner '60 spent three years at Brown and left without graduating. But with a net worth of over $2 billion, he stands among the University's most prominent alumni.
The Recording Industry Association of America filed a lawsuit Thursday against two unnamed Brown network users for sharing copyrighted music over the Internet.
A rather spooky house sits next to Minden Hall on Waterman Street. With peeling paint, rotting stairs and broken windows, the house is not a vestige of grand Victorian wealth. Instead, it looks like a slum - one that a negligent landlord has let sit unoccupied for too long.