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Topic: athletics department

Bruno will open its season with a stern test at home against the University of Rhode Island.


Football season preview: Bruno tackles first official competition in two years

July 14, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series Season previews: looking ahead to fall sports

After a poor 2018 campaign that saw the football team go winless in the Ivy League, the Bears brought in new head coach James Perry ’00 as well as transfer quarterback EJ Perry GS and immediately showed signs of improvement.

The University's athletics department plans to educate student-athletes and provide resources on the new NIL policy.


Ivy League allows student-athletes to profit from their name, image, likeness

July 7, 2021 1 comment

The Ivy League will now allow student-athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness, or NIL, the League announced in a July 1 statement. The move comes in the wake of the NCAA’s June 30 adoption of an interim policy allowing student-athletes to profit off their NIL. 

As of January 29, 2021, Jack Hayes has decided to step down as director of Brown Athletics. Colin Sullivan, deputy director of athletics, has taken the reins as the interim athletic director.

News, Sports, University News

Jack Hayes departs Brown, leaving behind a changed athletics department and complicated legacy

March 1, 2021 10 comments

It had been a “trying year,” a student-athlete explained to The Herald. That spring, a committee proposed cutting varsity sports teams to improve the athletics program’s competitiveness.

Jack Hayes joined the University in 2012, and will step down to join Bruin Sports Capital.

News, Sports

Director of Athletics Jack Hayes steps down

January 29, 2021 11 comments

Director of Athletics Jack Hayes will leave his position at the University, effective Feb. 5, to become a senior adviser to Bruin Sports Capital and “pursue new opportunities,” according to a Friday press release.

Humm said he is still unsure what he will do after retirement, but that he hopes to continue playing golf and do volunteer work.


Director of Athletic Communications Chris Humm announces retirement

November 17, 2020 0 comments

Director of Athletic Communications Chris Humm announced his upcoming retirement after 32 years in the position. His retirement will take effect Dec. 31 and Brown has not yet started searching for a replacement. 

Head Football Coach James Perry ‘00 shares how the Brown football team is coping with challenges brought on by the pandemic, from coaching without a field to virtual recruitment.


James Perry ’00 discusses how Brown football has adapted during COVID-19

September 24, 2020 0 comments

Head Football Coach James Perry ’00 has won two Ivy League Championships with the Bears, first as a player in 1999 and again as a quarterbacks coach in 2008.

Brown transitions 11 varsity teams to club status


Brown transitions 11 varsity teams to club status

May 28, 2020 21 comments

The University will transition 11 varsity teams — men and women’s fencing, men and women’s golf, women’s skiing, men and women’s squash, women’s equestrian and men’s track, field and cross country — to club status, effective immediately, according to a community-wide email sent today from President Christina Paxson.

Although the Bears registered nine shots on target, ten corner kicks and nine saves by Max Gross ’21, the Aztecs came away the 2-0 victors.


Men’s soccer falls to San Diego State

September 29, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The men’s soccer team dropped their third straight game Sunday to San Diego State University, losing 0-2 on two short range goals by the Aztecs.

Glenn ’14, Meyers ’16: Cutting Brown athletics isn’t a joke

Op-eds, Opinions

Glenn ’14, Meyers ’16: Cutting Brown athletics isn’t a joke

October 29, 2018 3 comments

With the start of the new week came the revival of an old debate: Is there value in Brown athletics? Many of us arrived to work last Monday to find multiple messages from friends sharing the opinion piece by August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19 and  Taswell ’19 entitled, “A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics.”

New Associate Director of Athletics for Diversity and Inclusion Jennifer Hunter aims to connect current student athletes and alums.

News, University News

Athletic department works to promote diversity, inclusion

September 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Jennifer Hunter began her role as the University’s first ever associate director of athletics for diversity and inclusion initiatives Aug. 30.