Brown Raises $20M to Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Ivy League school in a statement said funds have offered new support for faculty positions, research initiatives, student financial support and other priorities

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Brown University has received more than $20 million over the past two academic years in support of its diversity and inclusion plan.

The Ivy League school in a statement said funds have offered new support for faculty positions, research initiatives, student financial support and other priorities and is part of more than $157 million the Ivy league college has committed toward the plan over the past five years.

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President Christina Paxson said as the nation continues to confront racism and discrimination while battling a pandemic that disproportionately affects people of color, the importance of addressing issues of diversity, equity and inclusion has never been more clear.

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