The gift from Chancellor Samuel M. Mencoff and his wife, Ann. S. Mencoff, will endow the vice president for athletics and recreation — becoming the largest known endowed athletics leadership position in the Ivy League.
Appointed Brown’s 19th president in 2012, Christina H. Paxson has guided the University through major accomplishments and national moments of challenge, and she looks forward to achieving more in the years to come.
Having reached its target more than a year ahead of schedule, the University will continue raising funds for student scholarships and faculty research, while establishing new goals in the months to come.
From providing emergency support to students during a global pandemic to game-changing research in malaria, we're looking back at some important accomplishments supported by Brown donors in a year that was anything but ordinary.