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Corporation Accepts $25M Gift for Graduate Fellowships

May 27, 2014

At its regular Commencement Weekend business meeting Friday morning, May 23, 2014, the Corporation of Brown University formally accepted gifts to the University totaling more than $46.6 million. The largest of those gifts — $25 million from anonymous donors — will underwrite 25 named fellowships, allowing the University to provide enhanced support for more of its highly accomplished doctoral candidates. Continued improvements in the quality and visibility of doctoral programs is a major focus of the University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction.

Read more of Mark Nickel's story on the Corporation meeting.