The Brown-Tougaloo Partnership

The Brown University-Tougaloo College Partnership (BTP) was formalized in 1964 during the Civil Rights era. It is designed to enrich both campuses through student and faculty academic and cultural exchanges, collaborative research ventures, and administrative level engagements. In the over 50 years since its creation, more than 500 individuals have participated in our various programs and projects.


The Brown Tougaloo Partnership consists of various programs that engage the culture, academics, and histories of these two distinctive institutions. Click here to explore programs for:

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students

The Advisory Council on Relations with Tougaloo College

The Advisory Council on Relations with Tougaloo College is the principal governance body of the Brown-Tougaloo Partnership. This Council consists of up to 15 members appointed by the President of Brown University. The Council considers long-term policy and planning issues, strategic direction, and efficacy of implementation concerning the relationship between Brown University and Tougaloo College.

For any questions, please contact Brown University's Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, [email protected], 401-863-2216.