New programs seek to diversify faculty at Brown and beyond

One year after the University’s diversity and inclusion action plan committed to doubling the number of faculty from historically underrepresented groups, two initiatives are already attracting both early-career and experienced scholars to Brown.

Gonzalez named senior VP for advancement

Sergio Gonzalez, senior vice president for university advancement and external affairs at the University of Miami, has been named senior vice president for advancement at Brown University, effective Aug. 1, 2017.

Yellen traces the struggles, progress of women in the U.S. economy

Weaving together historical data and stories of women who studied at Brown, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen outlined the evolving role of women in the U.S. economy and discussed the barriers that still prevent many from achieving full success and equality, to the detriment of the economy as a whole.

Title IX program officer to join Brown in July

Rene Davis, a higher education leader who currently serves as Title IX and Section 504 coordinator at Mount Holyoke College, will oversee Brown’s Title IX office beginning on July 17, 2017.