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Company Overview of Brandeis University

Company Overview

Brandeis University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, professional, and majors in the fields of humanities, arts, and social science, natural, and physical sciences. It offers programs in the departments of anthropology, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, classical studies, history, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, and politics. The schools of the university include Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; The Heller Graduate School for Social Policy; Management and the Graduate School of International Economics and Finance; and Rabb School of Summer and Continuing Studies. Brandeis University was established in 1948 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts. The...

415 South Street

Waltham, MA 02453-2728

United States

Founded in 1947





Key Executives for Brandeis University

President and Trustee
Age: 70
Secretary and Trustee
Senior Vice President for Communications and External Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Brandeis University Key Developments

Brandeis University, Board Meeting, Jan 22, 2014

Brandeis University, Board Meeting, Jan 22, 2014. Agenda: To approve several new policies and procedures for setting, reviewing and disclosing executive compensation, including: Commitment to Brandeis following best practices for executive compensation at nonprofits and universities; Commitment to full transparency about executive compensation with the Board of Trustees; Annual review of executive compensation to ensure compliance with the Compensation Philosophy, best practices and legal requirements; Faculty participation on the compensation committee charged with recommending the President's compensation to the full Board of Trustees; Equity at the University and public confidence as factors to be considered when setting compensation; Prompt disclosure of Presidential compensation to the faculty before legally required disclosure dates.

Brandeis University Announces Directorate Changes

Brandeis University has named Christopher Bedford as new director for its troubled Rose Art Museum. Christopher Bedford, who has been the chief curator of the Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University in Columbus for the last two years. Mr. Bedford is replacing Michael Rush, who for four years led the Rose, founded in 1961 and one of the most important collections in New England, with works by de Kooning, Warhol, Lichtenstein and others. Mr. Rush's contract was not renewed in 2009, after the trustees decided to explore selling the museum's works to raise operating money for the university and to turn the Rose into a teaching center and gallery.

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