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November 26, 2015 8:08 AM ET

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Company Overview of Brown University

Company Overview

Brown University is an educational and research institute that provides graduate and postgraduate programs in humanities and social sciences, music, art, medicine, architecture, and archaeology. Brown University was founded in 1764 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island. The university has endowment assets worth $1.44 billion.

79 Waterman Street

Providence, RI 02912-9079

United States

Founded in 1764





Key Executives for Brown University

President Emerita
Age: 70
Managing Director
Age: 60
Vice President of Research
Director of Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Brown University Key Developments

Brown University Announces New $25 Million Institute to Combat Childhood Health Problems

Brown University is launching a new institute to combat childhood health issues and improve the health of kids worldwide. Brown University announced the creation of the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute. The family of retired Hasbro Chairman and CEO Alan Hassenfeld, a former Brown trustee, provided a $12.5 million founding gift. Brown says it will raise $12.5 million to match the donation. The research institute will focus on child health from pregnancy through young adulthood with an emphasis on combating childhood obesity, asthma and autism. Research shows that healthier children perform better in school and later in the workforce, and obesity, asthma and autism are among the most acute childhood health issues. The institute will bring together specialists in research, clinical practice and public health. Brown is collaborating with Hasbro Children's Hospital and Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, as well as with government agencies, nonprofits and others.

Brown University Presents at 22nd CLSA Investors' Forum, Sep-14-2015

Brown University Presents at 22nd CLSA Investors' Forum, Sep-14-2015 . Venue: Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong. Speakers: Mark Blyth.

Brown University Appoints Lindsay J. Graham as Vice President for Academic Finance and Administration, Effective Aug. 1, 2015

Brown University announced that Lindsay J. Graham, currently executive dean for administration and finance in the Division of Biology and Medicine, has been named the University's vice president for academic finance and administration. Graham will begin his new duties Aug. 1, 2015. In his new position, Graham will serve as the chief budget officer for the University's academic programs, with financial and administrative oversight of all academic areas and programs that report to the Office of the Provost. He will develop comprehensive financial plans in support of the University's strategic plan and will create financial models, reports, and evaluation protocols to measure progress. Graham will report directly to the provost and will work closely with the Division of Finance and Administration.

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