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NEWS RELEASE: Simmons departure announced after months of keeping it secret

Andrew Andy Simmons, Assistant Dean, 05 and 06/Coordinator of Premedical Programs has resigned from his position to serve as Associate Dean, Health Professions Advisor at Brown University. Although his resignation was known to Brown Students,… Read More...

Two injured in accident

BEMCo is seen here on the scene of an accident along the Peripheral Road near Admissions Monday. Sources who asked to remain anonymous told The Hoot that an elderly gentleman was driving towards the campus… Read More...

NEWS RELEASE: New Assistant Dean of Student Life for the Support of Diversity hired to replace Mays

The office of the Dean of Students has completed a very lengthy national search and that Mr. Jamele Adams has enthusiastically accepted an offer to join our community as Assistant Dean of Student Life for… Read More...

FRC report calls for retainer of ancient Greek and most other proposed cuts

The Faculty Review Committee (FRC) released its long anticipated report just prior to February break evaluating Dean of Arts and Sciences Adam Jaffes proposals to change the Brandeis Curriculum. The report will act as a… Read More...

What is the FRC?

The Faculty Handbook mandates the establishment of an appropriate deliberative process in situations where the establishment or discontinuation of academic programs, departments, centers, institutes, or schools is proposed. Since the Dean proposed cuts for Linguistics… Read More...

FRC: Dont cut ancient Greek

The FRC strongly recommended against Jaffes proposal to eliminate the teaching of ancient Greek. The elimination of Greek would have profoundly negative consequences on the viability of the programs in the Department of Classical Studies… Read More...

FRC: Dont cut music PhD yet

The FRC recommended against eliminating the PhD program in Music at this time. They noted that the timing of this proposal was significant because the latest changes in Creative Arts at Brandeis, including the reformulation… Read More...

FRC:Physics cuts unwise

The FRC stated that Jaffes proposal to close down an important research focus [high energy physics] by eliminating 4 FTEs in Physics is unwise. The FRC talked at length about the research programs current benefits… Read More...

FRC: NEJS cuts need more study

The FRC recommended for the elimination of 2 FTEs in NEJS. However, they cautioned against eliminating other positions due to a lack of understanding of how the newly created Crown Center for Middle East Studies… Read More...

Schlangel appoints task force to examine Union operations

A new task force dubbed AMP, standing for, a more perfect…, has been formed to conduct a review of the Student Union, according to President Mark Schlangel 05. Former Union Secretary Danny Silverman 05 has… Read More...
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