Standing Committees

The Academic Priorities Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the president concerning the general direction of academic programs. MORE

The Capital Planning Committee is responsible for evaluating projects in the context of the university's strategic plan, evaluating programmatic needs, business plans, pro-forma, and operating assumptions, initiating capital projects and capital planning studies, and overseeing financial and programmatic changes in capital projects. MORE

The University Resources Committee (URC) is responsible for recommending the annual operating and capital budget to the president. MORE

The Space Committee is responsible for making allocation and renovation recommendations in support of the University's institutional priorities. MORE

Ad Hoc Committees

The Deficit Reduction Group was charged with examining various academic and administrative processes and units and generating proposals aimed at reducing Brown's operating budget deficit. MORE

The Winter Term Working Group, comprised of faculty, students and staff, is charged with undertaking a review of the academic calendar with a particular focus on the winter recess.  MORE

The Task Force on Diversity in the Curriculum will meet over the course of the spring 2016 semester to develop a set of recommendations for advancing specific goals in the arena of undergraduate education as outlined in the Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Plan. The charge and membership of the Task Force can be found here.  MORE

Reports

A 2015 memo from the Faculty Executive Committee recommends Family Friendly Scheduling for University events. MORE

Summary of Recent Facts About Brown. MORE

In fall 2015 the University completed an operational plan to translate the broad, aspirational goals set out in Building on Distinction, the University's strategic plan, into concrete actions to be taken over the next 10 years. MORE

A summary of recommendations made by a committee of faculty, senior University administrators and Annenberg Institute staff convened by Provost Locke to review the institute's mission, strengths and future opportunities. MORE

 A university-wide core infrastructure study  was done in 2016 to consider how to support research cores and invest scarce University resources most effectively.  A Research Core Advisory Committee, to be chaired by the Vice President for Research, will be established in spring 2017. MORE