Senior Staff

The President is the chief executive officer of the university. Christina Paxson, Brown’s 19th President, was elected by and reports to the Corporation, Brown’s top governing body.

The Provost is the chief academic officer overseeing educational policy and budgetary functions of the College, the Graduate School, and the Medical School. Academic deans, several vice presidents, and other directors report to the Provost.

Various Vice Presidents also report directly to the President and are responsible for specific administrative units.

President: Christina Paxson

Provost: Richard Locke

Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration: Barbara Chernow

Senior Vice President for University Advancement: Patricia A. Watson

Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services: Margaret Klawunn

Vice President for Communications: Cass Cliatt

Vice President for Research: David Savitz

Associate Provost for International Affairs: Sonia Feigenbaum

Vice President for Human Resources: Karen Davis

Vice President/CIO for Computing and Information Services: Ravi Pendse

Executive Vice President for Policy and Planning: Russell Carey

Vice President and General Counsel: Beverly Ledbetter

Assistant to the President: Kimberly Roskiewicz

Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences: Jack Elias

Dean of the College: Maud Mandel

Dean of the Faculty: Kevin McLaughlin

Dean of the Graduate School: Peter Weber

Dean of Engineering: Lawrence Larson

VP for Academic Development, Diversity and Inclusion: Liza Cariaga-Lo

Dean of the School of Public Health: Terrie Fox Wetle

Dean of the School of Professional Studies: Karen Sibley