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Maud Mandel named new dean of the College

Maud Mandel, professor of history and Judaic studies and director of the Program in Judaic Studies, assumed the dean of the College position July 1. Mandel’s selection as the University’s top academic officer for undergraduates concludes a national search that began last October, shortly after ...


Position title affects paycheck, not student approval

Students may not pay much attention to their course instructors’ official titles when picking classes, but faculty members said their tenure-track status influences their work experiences. At Brown, professors and associate professors are tenured, which means that they are entitled to guaranteed ...

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Student evaluations seen as beneficial

Amid the rising tide of grade inflation, some faculty members have voiced concerns that student course evaluations may incentivize professors in the tenure and promotion process to award higher grades. But others dispute that the grade a student receives affects his or her evaluation of a faculty member ...

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U. to change dept. names, expand professional programs

Faculty members unanimously passed a motion to rename the Department of Geological Sciences the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at a faculty meeting Tuesday. Faculty members and administrators also voted to rename the Department of Slavic Languages, adopt the new title “professor ...

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Program looks to boost postdoc diversity

Six postdoctoral fellows will be appointed in the next two years as part of the President’s Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, said Kevin McLaughlin P’12, dean of the faculty. The hiring of these fellows is the first phase of a three-part program aimed at expanding the faculty’s diversity. Originally, ...

Arts & Culture

Tammy Cheung: Exploring Hong Kong through film

The work of filmmaker Tammy Cheung often revolves around questions of identity in her native Hong Kong. Prior to the screening of her documentaries “Speaking Up” and “Village Middle School” this week in the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, organized by the Department of ...

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Faculty talk renovations, internship funding

Three floors of the Sciences Library will likely undergo a renovation in the next few months, said Provost Mark Schlissel P’15 at a faculty meeting Tuesday. Faculty members and administrators announced the composition of the Provost Search Committee, and discussed the dean of the College search as ...

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