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Agreement between Graduate Student Union and administration to be put to vote

The Brandeis University Graduate Union has reached a tentative agreement with the university administration on a union contract, which, if ratified at the vote on Sept. 18, will go into effect on July 1 of… Read More...

Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion releases update on initiatives

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has released a report detailing initiatives to increase professional development, faculty awareness and learning about diversity, and diversity within Brandeis faculty and student populations. The report describes multiple… Read More...

President Liebowitz releases summary report of independent investigation

An independent investigation into the Brandeis athletics department found that there was insufficient supervision of Basketball Coach Brian Meehan and a failure of the interdisciplinary process to address his discrimination and abuse of the basketball… Read More...

Brandeis to compensate faculty and staff for suspended retirement benefits

Brandeis has allocated $1 million to compensate faculty and staff whose retirement contributions were not matched by the university between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. Employees who were on the payroll between those… Read More...

Swiss Post Solutions becomes new mailroom partner

Swiss Post Solutions (SPS) has replaced Xerox as the Brandeis mailroom operating partner after complaints from students, faculty and staff of lost packages and slow delivery. Swiss Post Solutions began their contract with Brandeis on… Read More...

John Oliver interviews Prof. Anita Hill

Anita Hill (HS/WGSS) appeared on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”  on July 29 to discuss sexual harassment in the workplace. Oliver interviewed Hill, discussing her 1991 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee—which created a… Read More...

Swim coach leaves Brandeis after HR investigation

After a human resources department investigation into his conduct, Coach Mike Kotch is no longer the Brandeis University Swimming and Diving Team (BUSDT) coach. Brandeis University has declined to comment on whether Kotch was fired… Read More...

Union swears in new president, members

Members of the Student Union reported on their achievements from the past year and swore in next year’s leaders, including President Hannah Brown ’19 and Vice President Benedikt Reynolds ’19, during the final “State of… Read More...

Hrabowski to speak at commencement

Freeman A. Hrabowski III, the president of University of Maryland, Baltimore Country, will address graduates and guests at Brandeis’ 67th commencement May 13, President Ron Liebowitz announced Monday. There will be five honorary degree recipients… Read More...

Four new members join Board of Trustees

Four new members were elected to Brandeis University’s Board of Trustees, according to a BrandeisNow article. The new members are Bonnie Berger ’83, Josh Kraft, Deborah Bial ’87 and Lan Xue ’90, and they will… Read More...
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