Topic: Strategic Planning

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U. begins implementation of strategic plan

November 15, 2013 4 comments

Two pilot sophomore seminars in the spring will focus on ‘diversity and social justice.’


Editorial: Preserving the core of Brown

November 7, 2013 Comments are Disabled

As Building on Distinction is implemented, more can be done to reward and prioritize student and faculty commitments to Brown’s undergraduate core.

Undergraduate education has historically been a key academic priority for the University.

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Plan surfaces tensions around U.’s academic focus

November 7, 2013 5 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

Brown’s ‘university-college’ model will underlie discussions about future academic initiatives.

Brown’s presence downtown — anchored around spaces like the Alpert Medical School — will grow under the University’s strategic plan.

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Investing in city, U. to expand downtown

November 6, 2013 2 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

Stakeholders hope to see the area revamped, but concern about campus unity remains.

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U. begins to implement strategic plan initiatives

November 6, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Faculty members discussed plans to adapt financial aid, sabbaticals and internship support.

Several proposals in Paxson’s strategic plan, including the physical expansion of Brown’s campus, will require significant fundraising efforts.

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Strategic plan initiatives hinge on financial uncertainties

November 5, 2013 9 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

The focus and success of an upcoming capital campaign will influence Brown’s direction.

President Christina Paxson’s plan builds on her predecessor’s but contrasts with Ruth Simmons’ vision of Brown in terms of specificity and ambition.

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As Paxson charts U.’s future, Simmons’ influence lingers

November 4, 2013 2 comments
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Shifting economic circumstances instilled caution in President Christina Paxson’s strategic plan.

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U. to prioritize internship resources

October 28, 2013 3 comments

Improving internship support services was a top concern for students in a UCS poll this month.

Brown Divest Coal protested Friday afternoon before the Corporation decided against divestment.

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Corp. approves strategic plan, will not divest from coal

October 28, 2013 3 comments

The final version of Paxson’s plan included changes based on community feedback.

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Financial aid proves top priority in UCS feedback report

October 24, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Respondents expressed interest in increasing aid for middle-class students and improving advising.