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September 22, 1987 | Associated Press
A Brown University dean is facing a morals charge following his arrest at a rest stop along Interstate 95, police said today. Bruce E. Donovan, 50, an associate dean in charge of freshmen and sophomores at the school in Providence, R.I., was charged with a felony count of open and gross lewdness and behavior after his arrest by a plainclothes detective Sept. 15, police said.
December 2, 1987 | Associated Press
Amy Carter says she does not plan to return to Brown University to complete her education, although she attended an anti-CIA rally on campus this week. Carter, 19, said Tuesday that she's been living in Providence and working in Boston, 51 miles away, since being asked to leave Brown this summer for neglecting her studies in favor of political activism. She did not specify where she is working. "I think I want to go to a more Southern school," Carter said.
April 23, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Dozens of Brown University students were arrested after they took over the campus administration building in Providence to demand an end to admissions based on ability to pay. School officials obtained a court order and, after a day-long sit-in, campus police began making arrests at 6 p.m., when the building normally closes. Protesters demanded a "need-blind" admissions policy, by which applicants would be admitted on the basis of qualifications and the university would offer financial aid.
Nike, one of the nation's leaders in outfitting college sports teams and manufacturing licensed apparel with university and team logos, and its chairman, Phil Knight, have withdrawn millions of dollars in financial support from three universities in the last three weeks.
October 2, 2013 | By Larry Gordon
For the third year in a row, Caltech has been ranked as the top research university in the world by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain. Three other California campuses - Stanford, UC Berkeley and UCLA - also scored in the top dozen. Harvard University was tied for second with Britain's University of Oxford, followed by Stanford, MIT, Princeton, the University of Cambridge, UC Berkeley, the University of Chicago, Imperial College London, Yale and UCLA. The Times Higher Education listing emphasizes research and research reputation more strongly than some other rankings of universities.
August 1, 2008 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Eileen Slocum, 92, the grand dame of society in Newport, R.I., who lived in a Gilded Age mansion along Millionaires' Row and who until early this year was a member of the Republican National Committee, died Sunday after being hospitalized with pneumonia. Slocum lived in the Harold Carter Brown House, a Gothic Revival-style estate built in the 1890s by her uncle, a member of the wealthy family that established Brown University. In her mansion, Slocum held fundraisers and parties for President Ford, Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-N.
November 23, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Student outcry over sexual assaults on women and anonymously posted lists of alleged male rapists on bathroom walls has prompted Brown University to require special orientation seminars starting next fall for freshmen, an official said today. The Ivy League university will also see to it that every student who comes forward with an assault or harassment complaint is provided with a trained advocate who will follow the case through, said Robert Reichley, executive vice president.
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