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Former Provost received over $300k in severance

Former Provost Mel Bernstein, who left Brandeis after a sudden falling out with the University, received $335,363 in employee benefits during his only year at Brandeis, according to the Universitys 2002-2003 tax forms recently obtained… Read More...

Hoot Interview: Jaffe defends curriculum changes

THE HOOT: How did the suggestions for changes that have been circulating come about? ADAM JAFFE: I started last spring by asking every department and program to do a self-assessment about what they really needed… Read More...

Hoot Interview: Krauss describes history, goals of curriculum changes

THE HOOT: How does the curriculum process fit into the integrated planning process, how much of the process is the curriculum change? PROVOST KRAUSS: Lots of universities develop what are called strategic plans and they… Read More...

Mixed reaction to new Brandeis web site

A new design for the official Brandeis website was launched on Dec. 17, 2004. The new brandeis.edu layout, by Design Director Charles Dunham and student employee Daniel Silverman '05, was made in conjunction with a… Read More...

New Hiatt director appointed

Martin Ford was hired last October as new director of the Hiatt Career Center. Previously, he was Dean of Cooperative Education and Career Services at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Former Hiatt director of fifteen years… Read More...

Second ever mid-year class moves into North

The second ever mid-year class moved into North Quad on Sunday making this the first mid-year class to be housed entirely in one Quad. Schefferes, which was closed for renovation during the spring semester, is… Read More...

Students have options to voice curriculum concerns

A Dec. 9 forum in Levin Ballroom gave students a chance to voice their opinions regarding the proposed curriculum changes. The forum was designed to give students the opportunity to learn more about the Arts… Read More...

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter may speak on campus

Ann Coulter, a controversial conservative political pundit, may be visiting Brandeis to speak to students in early April. The event, scheduled to take place on April 7, is being organized by the Brandeis Republican Club.… Read More...

Heller Dean to leave post

Dean Jack Shonkoff (Heller) will be stepping down on Aug. 31 from his post as Dean of Heller School after eleven years of service, University President Jehuda Reinharz announced in an e-mail to the entire… Read More...

Weekend phone outages allowed for free phone calls

The Brandeis campus lost off-campus telephone service from early morning on Saturday, December 18 until noon the next day. The outage was a result of a failed system upgrade by Paetec Communications, Brandeis off-campus telephone… Read More...
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