Strategic Planning Outreach (past)

Last updated 4/16/13

Committee on Faculty Recruitment, Career Development, and Retention

Public Outreach Conducted to Date

March 19, 2013
Dr. Edward Wing, dean of medicine and biological sciences, discussed faculty recruitment issues including diversity at a meeting of the Brown University Community Council.

Committee on Financial Aid

Public Outreach Conducted to Date

  • Director of Athletics, Jack Hayes and Associate Director of Athletics, Robert Kenneally.
  • Campus Life Executive group and members of the Dean of the College
  • Members of the university administration: Matthew Gutmann, VP of International Affairs, Todd Andrews, VP of Alumni Affairs, Elizabeth Huidekoper, Executive VP, Finance and Administration, and Marisa Quinn, VP of Public Affairs and University Relations, Ricky Gresh, Senior Director of Student Engagement, Office of the VP of Campus Life and Student Services,
  • Staff of the Office of Financial Aid
  • Brown Conversations, a group of students who gather regularly to discuss issues relating to University policies and practices.
  • A UCS sponsored open Forum to which all undergraduate students were invited. Additional invitations were sent by Brown for Financial Aid, and additional email invitations were sent by the Committee co-chairs to all international students, transfers, RUEs, and veterans.
  • A conversation with Sidney Frank Scholars and students admitted through the Questbridge program, moderated by Dean Maitrayee Bhattacharyya.
  • Survey was sent on January 15, 2013, to Brown alumni who graduated from Brown (or left without graduating) within the last ten years.
Feb. 27, 2013
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Petteruti Lounge: Undergraduate Council of Students
Advisory Committee on Admission

Committee on Educational Innovation

Public Outreach to Date

November 14, 2012
Diversity discussion with faculty
November 19, 2012
Diversity discussion with faculty
December 8, 2012
Committee meeting with the Brown Conversation (a group of students that meets monthly for dinner and discussion of the open curriculum)
December 10, 2012
Diversity discussion with students.
January 30, 2013
Meeting with Undergraduate Council of Students
February 12, 2013
College Curriculum Council
February 14, 2013
Meeting with the Deans and Directors of the College
February 20, 2013
Meeting with science faculty to discuss STEM related recommendations.
February 25, 2013
Meeting with science faculty to discuss STEM related recommendations.
February 28, 2013
Annual retreat of the office of the Dean of the College and the Division of Campus Life.
March 7, 2013
lunch with students to discuss reports. Invitations sent to individual students.
March 19, 2013
4 pm. Wine and cheese event to discuss recommendations about online learning with faculty
March 21, 2013
lunch with students to discuss reports. Invitations sent to individual students.

Committee on Doctoral Education

Public Outreach Conducted to Date

October 18, 2012
Michael Steinberg, Director of the Cogut Humanities Center
December 13, 2012
President Christina H. Paxson and Provost Mark S. Schlissel
February 12
Chairs and Directors of Graduate Study
February 13, 2013
Graduate Student Council
February 19, 2013
Graduate Council
February 27
Doctoral Students, open meeting at 6:00 pm, Salomon 001
March 7
Kevin McLaughlin, Dean of the Faculty
March 7
Clyde Briant, Vice President for Research
March 15
Jabbar Bennett, Associate Dean for Recruiting and Professional Development
March 15
Liza Cariaga-Lo, Associate Provost for Academic Development and Diversity
March 21
Kathy Takayama, Director of the Sheridan Center
March 21
Ralph Rodriguez, Director of Graduate Studies in American Studies
March 28
Katherine Bergeron, Dean of the College

Committee on Online Teaching and Learning

Public Outreach Conducted to Date

February 26, 2013
Meeting College Curriculum Council
March 13, 2013
Meeting with Undergraduate Council of Students

Committee on re-Imagining the Brown Campus and Community

Public Outreach Conducted to Date

October 31, 2012
Open Discussion with Campus Planning Advisory Board members
November 8, 2012
Open Discussion with Committees on Educational Innovation and Online Teaching and Learning Chairs Katherine Bergeron and Harriette Hemmasi
November 15, 2012
Focus Group Discussions - two hour event attended by seventy (70) faculty, academic department managers and graduate students from across the campus.
November 27, 2012
Presentation/discussion at Brown University Community Council
December 3, 2012
Undergraduate student discussions sponsored by The Brown Conversation
December 6, 2012
Classroom Needs and Priorities Discussion with Rob Fitzgerald and Kathy Takayama
December 10, 2012
Presentation & Discussion by Russell Carey to Division of Advancement Staff
December 2012
Academic collaboration and adjacency survey (part of faculty resources survey)
January 15, 2013
Presentation & Discussion by Russell Carey to Computing & Information Services Staff
February 21, 2013
Presentation by Russell Carey to the Administrative Leadership Group
February 2013
myCampus Survey Tool launched and completed by 2,603 faculty, students and staff
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Undergraduate Council of Students
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Administrative Leadership Group
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Brown University Community Council
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Brown Annual Fund Leaders Webinar
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Campus Life & Student Services/Dean of the College Retreat
Monday, March 4, 2013
Campus Access Advisory Committee
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Graduate Student Council
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Joint meeting with leadership of committees on Online Teaching and Learning, Educational Innovation, Doctoral Education
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Continuing Education
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Staff Advisory Committee
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Focus Group with chairs and directors of academic programs in former houses
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Research Advisory Board
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Sustainability Strategic Planning Committee
Wednesday March 20 12:00 - 1:00 pm
List Art Center: Open Forum presentation on results of MyCampus survey
Friday, March 22, 2013
Focus group with faculty and staff who work in the Jewelry District
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Facilities Management Directors & Managers

Upcoming Outreach

April 18, 2013; 12 pm - 1:30 pm Metcalf Research Laboratory, Friedman Auditorium
Open Forum on the planning process