Margaret Chang

Assistant Dean for Engaged Learning & Director, Curricular Resource Center

At the Curricular Resource Center, Peggy works with the CRC student staffers and various deans, faculty​ and ​departments on the center's ​ten curricular and peer-advising programs. ​ ​As one of the academic advising deans in the Dean of the College office, ​she ​specialize​s​​​ in ​advising about transitions from sophomore to upper class studies​ and on ​co-curricular ​opportunities. ​S​he ​also serves as an advisor for the Engaged Scholars Program​ in collaboration with the ESP team at the Swearer Center for Public Service.

She has facilitated discussions and workshops about academic success, activism and leadership, and public interest​/nonprofit careers. She co-author​ed​ Providence's Benefit Street (Arcadia Publishers, June 2013) and ​was ​a recipient of the Association of American Colleges & Universities​​ Bridging Theory to Practice seminar grant. 

Prior to this, for twelve years she was the Executive Director of the Venture Consortium, a group of colleges committed to offering programs for students and resources for consortium faculty and staff about experiential learning for social responsibility. She started her career in higher education as Coordinator of Brown's then named Resource Center from 1994-1996. She graduated from Brown with an A.B. in American civilization in 1993 and completed her masters degree in Public Humanities (at Brown) in 2013. 

Originally from Long Island, New York, she lives in Warwick, RI with her husband and two sons.


Contact Information:
(401) 863-2324