Topic: Faculty

Professor of Islamic Humanities, History and Religious Studies Shahzad Bashir gave his Presidential Faculty Award Lecture Monday afternoon. In his talk titled, “Dwelling in a World of Poetry,” Bashir discussed the prevalence of poetic language in medieval Islamic culture.

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Shahzad Bashir lectures on Middle Eastern world of poetry

February 25, 2020 0 comments

During his Presidential Faculty Award Lecture, titled “Dwelling in a World of Poetry,” Professor of Islamic Humanities, History and Religious Studies Shahzad Bashir spoke Monday afternoon about the prevalence of poetic language in medieval Islamic culture.

Responding to campus, national and international tensions, the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life hosted a community gathering.

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Brown reaffirms dedication to inclusion

February 13, 2020 0 comments

In recognition of many local, national and international issues impacting the Brown community, many gathered on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center to assert the University’s support and dedication to intersectionality.

Çetintemel, Krishnamurthi: CS Growth and Student Support: Constraints and Challenges

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Çetintemel, Krishnamurthi: CS Growth and Student Support: Constraints and Challenges

February 3, 2020 0 comments

In recent years, The Herald has published several articles and op-eds about growing enrollment in computer science, including suggestions on how to address the resulting challenges that students face. We appreciate this attention and care toward the student experience.

The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity expands the purview of the Director of University Inclusion Programs position.

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OIED names new Associate Vice President

January 29, 2020 0 comments

Ryan J. Davis joined the University’s Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity in a newly-created position as associate vice president for institutional equity and diversity Jan. 13.

Literary Arts professor Thalia Field ’88 MFA ’95, director of BAI, hopes to promote interdisciplinary discourse through her new role.

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BAI appoints Field ’88 MFA ’95 new faculty director

January 27, 2020 0 comments

Thalia Field ’88 MFA ’95, Adele Kellenberg Seaver professor of creative writing, was inaugurated as the new faculty director for the Brown Arts Initiative on Jan. 1, according to an announcement from Provost Richard Locke P’18.

Faculty, staff describe experiences as PPSD parents amid state takeover

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Faculty, staff describe experiences as PPSD parents amid state takeover

December 6, 2019 0 comments

Six months after the Johns Hopkins report documented the systematic underperformance of the Providence Public School District, University faculty, staff and an administrator reflected on their experiences as parents of PPSD students.

As the presidential impeachment hearings unfold in the nation’s capital, the political science department and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brought the conversation to College Hill.

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Faculty talk history of presidential impeachment

November 20, 2019 0 comments

As the presidential impeachment hearings unfold in the nation’s capital, the political science department and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brought the conversation to College Hill.

The proposed revision to the tenure process intends to make tenure reviews more consistent with the process of peer institutions.

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Faculty discuss revisions to tenure process

November 6, 2019 0 comments

Faculty members discussed requiring additional recommendation letters for the University’s tenure review process at Tuesday’s faculty meeting.

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Faculty approve combined Baccalaureate, MAT program

October 2, 2019 0 comments

Faculty approved a new five-year Concurrent Baccalaureate/Masters in the Art of Teaching program in a vote at yesterday’s faculty meeting.

University professors support Yale ER&M faculty withdrawal

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University professors support Yale ER&M faculty withdrawal

April 16, 2019 0 comments

ER&M faculty often serve in more than one department, and when they felt undersupported, “it was very demoralizing,” Ramirez said. While programs at Yale such as Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies have the power to hire faculty with a path to tenure in their department,  the ER&M program does not.