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Anita Hill speaks out about the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings

Brandeis Professor Anita Hill (HS) spoke out in a New York Times opinion piece, on Public Broadcasting System (PBS) Newshour and to the Washington Post, among others, about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings.… Read More...

Student Union fall elections garner impressive voter turnout

UPDATED 9/14 3:30 PM The Student Union held their fall elections yesterday, giving students 24 hours—from 12 a.m. on Wednesday to 12 a.m. on Thursday—to vote. The ballots were sent out by email for students… Read More...

Brandeis ranked in Forbes and US News and World Report Rankings

Brandeis University has been ranked as No. 97 in Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges” List for 2018. In the National University Rankings for U.S. News and World Report, it was ranked No. 35, tied with Georgia… Read More...

Brandeis searches for a new head basketball coach

A search committee headed by the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Executive Director of the Hiatt Career Center Andrea Dean is in the process of hiring a new head men’s basketball coach to… Read More...

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...
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