Topic: transparency

The University has been searching for a new director of the Student and Employee Accessibility Services office for the past 10 months.

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Frustration mounts with SEAS director hiring process

December 5, 2019 0 comments

As the search for a new Director of the Student and Employee Accessibility Services office enters its tenth month, the University has overhauled its search process with plans to convene a new search committee and relaunch recruiting in the spring semester.

Students react to public gift acceptance policy

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Students react to public gift acceptance policy

November 13, 2019 0 comments

Over the past year, students have increasingly called for the University to be transparent about its ethical standards for accepting gifts.

Aman ’20: It’s time to rein in the Advancement Office

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: It’s time to rein in the Advancement Office

April 17, 2019 0 comments

In a February letter to the Providence Journal, President Christina Paxson P’19 claimed that “Brown’s central administration was not aware that some staff in Advancement was providing logistical support” for the now infamous Granoff dinners.

Bielenberg ’20: Don’t let legacy admission fall through the cracks

Op-eds, Opinions

Bielenberg ’20: Don’t let legacy admission fall through the cracks

February 20, 2019 0 comments

Last year, the Brown student body voted overwhelmingly to increase transparency around the practice of legacy admission — a vote organized by the #FullDisclosure campaign. In response, the University formed a committee to increase low-income student representation on campus, as reported by The Herald.

The newly formed Communications Committee pitched several plans to make UCS more accessible to students, including a new feedback form, office hours with UCS members, town halls and an information campaign.

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UCS committee aims to increase transparency

November 29, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates from its Communications Committee at its weekly general body meeting Wednesday evening.

The Undergraduate Finance Board has created a new website as part of its initiative to increase transparency. UFB is responsible for allocating $2 million to around 250 student groups each year.

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UFB launches transparency campaign

September 11, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board will work this semester to make their operations more transparent through a new website, quarterly budget reports and a call for student feedback, said UFB Chair Lisa Schold ’19 and Vice Chair Julian De Georgia ’20 in an interview with The Herald.

Editors' Note, Opinions

Editor’s Note: On Herald editorials

February 16, 2018 0 comments

Under the tenure of the 128th editorial board, editorials — which represent The Herald’s institutional opinion on current affairs — will be written by the editorial page board, a group of students who have no role in shaping our news content.