Current Status Report - September 2011
Text in red denotes new activity since previous status report.

Adopt the goal of increasing the percentage of undergraduate students living on campus from roughly 80 percent to 90 percent as soon as ļ¬nancing allows

Action Taken

  • Completed substantial planning for new residence halls, including programmatic priorities, common space requirements, and living configurations that are appealing to juniors and seniors
  • Worked with consultant to assist with residential planning, specifically to develop options for ongoing renewal planning and for increasing undergraduate housing capacity
  • Began renovation of 315 Thayer Street in summer 2011 to increase capacity in on-campus housing
  • Developed recommendations for a high quality residential experience for Brown students, including a progression of housing types and opportunities that fit with our educational mission
  • Converted rooms in Inn at Brown to student housing

Action Needed

  • Continue to monitor housing trends among peer institutions and the marketplace to understand successful programming options and innovative approaches to building appropriate types of housing
  • Continue to work with consultants to explore ways of adding residential capacity, evaluate options, and develop recommendations


  • Dean of the College
  • Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services

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