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August 28, 2015 11:37 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: 69
Managing Director
Age: 60
Vice President of Research
Director of Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Brown University Key Developments

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.

Brown University Names Barbara D. Chernow as Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration

Barbara D. Chernow has been named as executive vice president for finance and administration at Brown University. She will begin March 1, 2015, succeeding Elizabeth Huidekoper, who is retiring in February. At Brown, Chernow will be responsible for nearly all of the University's non-academic operations except fundraising, information technology and external relations. Her portfolio includes budget and financial planning, human resources, labor relations, internal audit, facilities, investments and all business operations. She will work with the provost, other senior officers and the University Resources Committee to develop annual budget recommendations and priorities and will be a principal point of contact for several committees of the Brown Corporation, the University's governing body. As executive vice president for finance and administration, Chernow will be a key member of the senior leadership team, reporting directly to President Paxson, and will serve as a member of the Cabinet and the Executive Committee.

Brown University Appoints Michael Steinberg as Vice Provost for the Arts

Michael Steinberg, director of the Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown, has been appointed the Brown University's vice provost for the arts. In this newly created position, Steinberg will oversee Brown's growing arts initiative, leading the design and execution of strategies that will expand the University's arts focus. Steinberg will begin his new duties in January 2015; he will remain director of the Cogut Center for the balance of the academic year, through June 30.

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