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Topic: tenure

Brown faculty governance modified at special faculty meeting

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Brown faculty governance modified at special faculty meeting

June 26, 2020 0 comments

At Tuesday’s special faculty meeting, attendees passed a motion to create the Procedural Integrity Committee, which will take over responsibilities regarding denials of promotion, tenure and reappointment from the Committee on Faculty Equity and Diversity.

Faculty discuss new budget process to increase transparency, efficiency

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Faculty discuss new budget process to increase transparency, efficiency

December 4, 2019 0 comments

The University will implement a new budgeting process during the 2021 fiscal year, Provost Richard Locke P’18 said at Tuesday’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 Comments are Disabled

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.

University changes course load tenure requirement

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University changes course load tenure requirement

April 16, 2019 1 comment

Tenure-track and tenured professors in the humanities and in some social science departments will be allowed to teach three courses per year as opposed to four, announced Provost Richard Locke P ’18 in an Op-Ed in today’s Herald.

Following external review, University defends tenure process

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Following external review, University defends tenure process

December 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Dating back to at least 1998, the New England Commission on Higher Education has criticized the University’s tenure procedures.

Evaluators praised the University’s undergraduate education, Brown Promise and diversity initiatives while criticizing its lack of focus on graduate programs and management of financial resources.

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University receives official re-accreditation

November 11, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The University officially received re-accreditation from the New England Commission of Higher Education last month, wrote President Christina Paxson P’19 in a Today@Brown announcement Oct. 31.

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Tenure process varies among departments

April 12, 2016 1 comment

Complicated, controversial and misunderstood are words that could be used to describe a number of topics in higher education.