Building on Distinction: A New Plan for Brown

Brown welcomes and challenges independent, creative, diverse, and courageous thinkers to collaborate, innovate, and explore with life-changing and world-changing impact. Brown is a place where ideas, passion, and constructive irreverence lead to lives of purpose and positive consequence.

Launched in 2014, the 250th anniversary of Brown’s founding, the 10-year strategic plan, Building on Distinction: A New Plan for Brown, offers the broad vision and goals to ensure the University’s capacity to fulfill its mission of teaching, research and service at the highest levels over the next decade.

This site provides an overview of the strategic plan as well as related news and regular updates on progress toward the University's goals.