Current Status Report - September 2011
Text in red denotes new activity since previous status report.

Make diversity integral to a Brown education

Action Taken

  • Completed the search for a diversity officer to lead a campus diversity office with the appointment in June 2003 of Brenda Allen as associate provost and director of institutional diversity
  • Created Web site and updated the Diversity 2000 report (
  • Prepared and adopted a Diversity Action Plan for the University
  • Issued first Status Report on the Diversity Action Plan in September 2007
  • Appointed Diversity Cabinet
  • Drafted metrics to monitor diversity programs
  • Appointed new director Valerie Wilson
  • Issued first newsletter
  • Developed the 2010-2011 status update on the Diversity Action Plan

Action Needed

  • Establish more vehicles for communicating diversity policy and goals (i.e., newsletter, new metrics, annual report)


  • President
  • Provost
  • Associate Provost and Director of Institutional Diversity

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