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Staff Events:

Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

February 15, 2024, 4:30 - 6:00pm at Martinos Auditorium, Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, 154 Angell Street

Join the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity for
Reimagining a New American Democracy
Sherrilyn Ifill,  Civil Rights Lawyer and Former President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund


Staff Learning Collaborative: The Objects Tell Stories: A Curator’s Career in Higher Education

February 16, 2024, 3:30 - 5:00pm, Virtual

The Staff Learning Collaborative (SLC)  is a Brown University staff-led initiative, designed to foster cross-unit relationships among staff of diverse backgrounds, while creating opportunities to learn in community, utilize University resources, and grow personally and professionally.

SLC Session 2024. 2: The Objects Tell Stories: A Curator’s Career in Higher Education with Dr. Christopher West, Curator of the Black Diaspora, University Library, Special Collections. The talk will be followed by group Q&A and breakout sessions for discussion and networking. SLC sessions are designed so that the meat of the content takes place in the first hour. 

Link to register


Staff Town Hall

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Virtual, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Register Here

Join Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Sarah Latham, and other members of the senior administration for a Staff Town Hall.

Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services and Chief Financial Officer Michael White, and Vice President and Chief Investment Officer Jane Dietze will provide a high-level overview of the factors that drive Brown’s financial decision making.

The session will offer insights into how the University balances investing in our community and campus, while carefully stewarding Brown’s finances to ensure the longevity of the work that faculty, staff and students do every day to achieve our educational and research mission. It will also address Brown’s legal responsibility to manage the endowment in a financially responsible way and in support of the University’s educational mission in perpetuity.

To request accommodations or assistance for this event, please contact Event Strategy and Management at [email protected].

This event will be recorded.


B.E.A.R. Day - Save the Date!

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Speaking Program - Salomon Auditorium
Reception - Sayles Auditorium

Join us for this year’s BEAR Day celebration as all staff are invited for a ceremony and refreshments. With staff speaking and performing, student groups making cameo appearances, and live music, this truly upbeat, festive celebration of staff is not to be missed! 


Staff Appreciation Days 2024:

Monday, February 19
Friday, August 9


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Bear Market Food Exchange

This pantry shelf is stocked by donations from students, faculty and staff, and supplemented monthly by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life.

This small food pantry is available for anyone struggling to get enough to eat. All community members are welcome to contribute non-perishable food. If you would like to donate, you can drop off your donation in a bag or box, or simply add food to our shelves.

Sponsor a Restock!

If you or your office/department would like to sponsor a restocking of the pantry shelf, we invite you to fill out the sign-up form. Sponsorship may include food collection, monetary donations, a combination --or another idea you may have!


Gender Affirming Closet

The Gender Affirming Closet is located at the LGBTQ Center in Stonewall House at 22 Benevolent St. They accept clean, lightly loved or new clothing, accessories, shoes, drag-wear, and unused make-up. For donations, please reach out to the LGBTQ center to coordinate, and for information on high need items, check out their website.


Let your voice be heard on Brown advisory boards and committees. Brown offers many opportunities for staff to be involved on campus — several of Brown's advisory boards and committees feature voting staff members. When staff vacancies are available, SAC announces opportunities in Today @ Brown, reviews applications, and submits recommendations for candidacy to the committee's chair.

Join SAC! Staff who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply for SAC.

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