• Sustaining a commitment to distinguished academics and to excellence in teaching, research and service.

  • Ensuring a wide variety of experiences, perspectives and opportunities to balance academics and other interests.

  • Building a diverse and inclusive community by improving campus culture and demographic composition.

  • Strengthening Brown through the expression of a full range of viewpoints, including difficult issues.

  • Partnering with stakeholders in government, private-sector firms, the greater Providence community, and beyond.

  • Elevating Brown to new levels of excellence through investments in people, programs, campus and student life.

  • Translating goals of scholarship, leadership and excellence into concrete actions.

  • Organizing and managing Brown to carry out its strategic vision and broad goals.