Russell Carey is executive vice president for planning and policy at Brown. He works closely with Brown’s president, provost, executive vice president for finance and administration, Corporation, and members of the community to ensure effective planning and policy in keeping with the University’s mission.
Carey is responsible for coordinating Brown’s strategic planning processes and providing leadership on a broad range of strategy, policy, and governance matters. His major responsibilities include: establishing measures to assess planning priorities and progress towards Brown’s strategic planning goals; conducting ongoing data gathering, analysis, and outcome assessment to evaluate the effectiveness of the university’s plans, initiatives and policies; and assisting senior officers, divisions and departments in defining strategies and developing plans to ensure continued growth and prosperity.
Prior to his current role, Carey served as senior vice president for corporation affairs and governance at Brown. He had primary responsibility for leading and coordinating the University’s policies, structures and functioning in the areas of corporation affairs, University governance, and risk.
Carey teaches a seminar on university governance for the Taubman Center. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown and his law degree from Suffolk University. Carey is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.