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Introducing Robert Brown, Part 2

The Power of Consensus

Robert Brown. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky

This is the second in a two-part series profiling BU’s tenth president, Robert Brown. The first installment appeared on Tuesday. Click here to read it.

Ask Robert Brown to describe one of his professional accomplishments, and he’s likely to begin by talking about the hard work of a colleague. It speaks volumes for Brown’s leadership style, which is informed by his conviction that an academic administrator’s job is to clear hurdles for professors, whom he considers the lifeblood of a university.