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Name Title Email
Jack Hayes Athletic Director
Christina Paxson President of the University
Kevin A. Mundt ’76 Trustee Emeritus of the Corporation of Brown University
Richard Caputo Jr. ’88 Trustee of the Corporation of Brown University
Earl Eugene Hunt II ’03 President’s Leadership Council, Athletics Advisory Council
Jonathan M. Nelson ’77 Fellow of the Corporation of Brown University
Eileen Goldgeier ’85 Brown University Vice President and General Counsel
Samuel M. Mencoff Chancellor of the University (Chairman of the Board)
Alison S. Ressler Vice Chancellor of the University