Inspiring Academic Excellence

Brown's faculty examine the big questions, challenge common assumptions, and encourage their students to look at the world in new ways. On a daily basis, they are fueling discovery, partnering with policymakers, and shaping the next generation of scholars, leaders and problem-solvers.

Through BrownTogether, we will amplify this impact.



Scholars / Investigators / Mentors: The impact of endowed professorships

“ Additional endowed chairs provide a bigger pool of people with whom we can interact and grow. Brown is asking for support to bring about transformational change. There is a sense that we are at a turning point, an inflection point, and I joined Brown to be part of that change. ”

Rafael LaPorta Robert J. and Nancy D. Carney University Professor of Economics

We will create 123 new endowed faculty chairs to retain exceptional leaders, recruit top-tier scholars in fields of emerging importance, and welcome additional faculty from historically underrepresented groups.

The faculty supported through BrownTogether will teach and conduct research in areas touching every aspect of the human experience, from health, to peace and justice, to the ways in which we create art, interact with technology and sustain life on Earth.

Together, as a community of thinkers, innovators and doers, Brown’s faculty will accelerate the creation of new knowledge that will inform solutions to our most pressing social problems and improve lives across the globe.

Support Brown's faculty.

With your help, we're bringing top-flight educators to Brown.

For information about specific giving opportunities, contact:

Mike Verzino
Assistant Vice President for Development, Academic Initiatives
+1 (401) 863-3666

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