Distributed June 18, 2002
For Immediate Release

News Service Contact: Mark Nickel

J. Carter Brown’s years of service enriched campus life at the University

J. Carter Brown, a former trustee of the University and board member of the John Carter Brown Library and the John Nicholas Brown Center for the Study of American Civilization, died Monday at age 67.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Ruth J. Simmons, president of Brown University, offered the following statement of condolence to the Brown family on behalf of Brown University:

The Brown University community of faculty, staff, students and alumni was profoundly saddened to learn of the death of J. Carter Brown. His many years of dedicated service to this University, to the John Carter Brown Library, and to the John Nicholas Brown Center for the Study of American Civilization have greatly enriched our campus. His unique and widely praised expertise in architecture and design, which he offered with intelligence and generosity, helped make the Brown campus an exceptional and inspired space for learning and teaching. On behalf of the University and the Brown Corporation on which he so ably served, I offer our condolences to his brother and sister, son and daughter, and other family and friends who are mourning his loss.