On Thursday, Sept. 22, President Ron Liebowitz, along with Provost Lisa Lynch and Executive Vice President Stew Uretsky, held an open meeting — the first of three — in which they discussed the discoveries of an outside consultant, Dr. Kermit Daniel of New York consulting firm Incandescent, on the financial health of the University.
In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, “discovered” America and enslaved and tortured its inhabitants.
This month, the University will embark on its fourth round of collective bargaining with the newly instituted adjunct and contract-faculty union.
In a May 19 Google Slides presentation, Brandeis Faculty Forward outlined their talking points for their negotiations with the University over the first union contract.
Throughout these first few weeks of classes, the University community has watched its administration run a gamut of highly public efforts toward starting conversations about diversity and inclusion in society, while the administration continues a gradual process of addressing the issue within the University itself.
Next weekend, the Rose Art Museum will welcome a host of exhibitions as part of its Fall Exhibition featuring artists such as New York-based Sarah Sze and Scottish artist David Shirgley.
Many activists, administrators and onlookers alike during last year’s Ford Hall 2015 movement agreed that adding more clinicians of color — specifically, professionals specializing in multicultural mental health — to the Brandeis Counseling Center would be an important and easy-to-implement policy to aid the student body.
The fall 2016 semester has finally begun, and one person on campus is dreading a very specific kind of pop quiz: University President Ronald Liebowitz. Thus far in his two months-long tenure as the head of the school, Liebowitz has been able to avoid direct comment on the major issues galvanizing the student body.
On Aug. 19, University students received the annual update of the Rights and Responsibilities Handbook.
Now that Commencement proceedings have drawn to a close, this board would like to extend its congratulations to the University’s accomplished Class of 2016.