Photo of President Robert Brown in red ceremonial regalia. He has a blue color and wears a gold BU necklace. He is seated, and balances a red folder in his lap and smiles as he looks up into the middle distance. Brown is an older White man with glasses and short gray hair and a mustache.
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Robert A. Brown, BU’s 10th President, to Retire after 2022–2023 School Year

His 17-year legacy includes dramatic growth in sponsored research, a more diverse student body and faculty, a robust endowment, a campus that proudly embraces its relationship with Boston, and a clear path for the future

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Cover of the Fall2023 edition of Bostonia. The cover features a photo of BU President Robert Brown looking to the left and smiling. He wears frameless glasses, a red ceremonial graduation robes with black and blue velvet stoles adorned on him. He also wears a golden, ceremonial BU necklace. Background shows a light blue, clear day. The cover reads “Bostonia. End of an Era. President Robert A. Brown to step down after 17 transformative years”. Along the bottom, the cover reads in smaller text “A lifelong friendship, a $100 million gift, and a new name for the school of medicine. SNL's new director is a BU alum. This doctor's patients are wild! The first BU alum in space. Alumni Poems on Gratitude.”
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