Tag: Jehuda Reinharz

  • More Info on the Rose’s Future: Art for Auction, but Not for Sale (Yet)

    Two days ago, I wrote about the exciting news that the Rose Art Museum was named one of 1,000 Great Places in Massachusetts.  That, however, will be cold comfort if the Museum is later disbanded or if its collection is devalued by the sale of some of its major works.  Unfortunately, the latest updates in […]

  • The New Media Meme: “Brandeis Hates Israel!!!”

    Last Wednesday, Jonathan Mark of The Jewish Week published an article striking back at the perception that Israel is, even among Jews, losing the respect of the American people that it has enjoyed for so long.  While I try to avoid injecting myself into Israeli political debates as much as possible, I do find it […]

  • NEW BRANDEIS PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED

    In an email sent 10  minutes ago, Board of Trustees chair Malcolm Sherman announced that Frederick M. Lawrence of the George Washington University School of Law will be the next President of Brandeis University effective Jan 1, 2011. Below is Lawrence’s bio from GW, as well as the text of the email: Frederick Lawrence came […]

  • Jehuda makes $709,965 a year

    In today’s Boston Globe, we learned that Jehuda Reinharz makes $709,965 a year, which is more than what the President of Harvard gets.

  • Reinharz Response to Harper’s Article

    Below is the text of Jehuda Reinharz’s response to the Brandeis article in the November issue of Harper’s magazine. Dear Colleagues, In their November 2009 issue, Harper’s Magazine published a story entitled Voodoo Academics: Brandeis University’s hard lesson in the real economy. In addition to being factually inaccurate, the article is insulting to all members […]

  • Infamous Harper’s Article About Brandeis Finances

    The latest issue of Harper’s magazine (November 2009) has a two-page article on Brandeis’s finances written by Christopher Beha, which is highly critical of the University. It’s sparked a great deal of controversy among the faculty and administrators, and Pres. Reinharz has personally responded to it. Below is the article in its entirety. I’m not […]

  • What Bill Ayers Tells Us about Student Autonomy

    Before my title deceives you, I unfortunately missed Bill Ayers’ lecture on Thursday, and I have no idea what he talked about.  He might have brought up the idea of student autonomy; chances are he didn’t. The event itself, however, sure told us a lot about the freedom we enjoy as Brandeis students — and […]

  • Reinharz and French both take a 10% pay cut!

    So I just got back from a student press conference with Pres. Reinharz and the chief administrators, and am still digesting all the information. Look for more posts later today on news, analysis, and speculation. Today, both Pres. Reinharz and COO French have announced they are taking a 10% pay cut, presumably starting this fiscal […]

  • Two Important Forums Tomorrow

    At last week’s open forum, President Reinharz promised that the dialogue between the administration and the students was just beginning, and tomorrow at 5 in the Levin Ballroom, he will keep his word.  The main complaint that most students had with the first forum was the inconvenient timing; 11 o’clock on a Wednesday is impossible […]