Staff Development Day

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

On Staff Development Day, Brown staff invest in their personal and professional growth, increase their knowledge about Brown University, and gain a better understanding of faculty research.

Staff Development day schedule of events

7:30 - 8:45 a.m

Breakfast at Sayles Auditorium and the Main Green

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Kickoff at Salomon Center

10:15 – 11:30 a.m

Session I (various locations)

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch in Sharpe Refectory

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Leslie’s Farmers Market on Wriston Quad

1:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Session II (various locations)

2:45 – 4:30 p.m.

End of Day Celebration on the Main Green

View All Morning and Afternoon Sessions Here

SDD Spotlight

Marie Williams, Vice President of Human Resources, on what to expect from SDD 2022:

Dr. Sylvia Carey-Butler, Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity, on Brown & OIED's first ever Global inclusion Day:


Watch previous spotlights.

Staff Development Day Tracks

The Shopping Period for Staff Development Day sessions is open.

Navigate through the available session tracks below to see the offerings scheduled on June 15. 


View All Sessions Here
View Virtual Sessions Only Here


Staff Development Day 2022 Updates

Download the BrownU Mobile App for Staff Development Day!

June 10, 2022

Download the BrownU Mobile App to access on-the-go information on June 15 for Staff Development Day, here.

Confirmed New and Returning Vendors at Leslie's Market on June 15!!

June 7, 2022

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Confirmed Vendors
Barry's Biscuits 
Beth Bakes
Blue Skys Farm & Sanctuary Herbs
Claudia Jewelry
Copper Fish Sculptures
Fig and Dandy
JA Patty 
Jack's Snack's Dog Bakery
Maggie's Healing Path
New England Nautical Gifts
Painting Daisies Photo
Rhed's Hot Sauce
Secrets in the Kitchen
Shady Lane Granola
Upcycled Treasures

Registration for Staff Development Day 2022 is closed.

June 6, 2022

The registration button is no longer active and registration is closed for Staff Development Day. Email [email protected] for more information.

NEW! Staff Development Day Engagement Toolkit

May 2, 2022

This toolkit is designed with managers and staff in mind! Take a few minutes to look through the new Staff Development Day Engagement Toolkit, to learn about:

  • An Overview of Staff Development Day

  • Highlights and What’s New in 2022!

  • The Schedule of Events on June 15, 2022 

  • An Engagement Toolkit: Checklist

Follow the link below to access a downloadable copy of the toolkit to customize and plan your Staff Development Day 2022 experience. The toolkit includes a before, during, and after checklist to set you and your team up for success!

[Staff Development Day Engagement Toolkit]



In 2015, Staff Development Day was honored with The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District 1 award in the Special Events category. The Circle of Excellence Awards showcase outstanding work in advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising, and marketing.

Staff Development Day Videos