October 26, 2007
Brown U. Selects Alumnus for New Vice Presidency; U. of Cape Town Leader Will Step Down; Lumina Foundation Names New Chief
CLOSE TO HOME: Brown University searched for a year to fill the newly created position of vice president for international affairs. After looking over 300 applicants, including former U.S. ambassadors, the university decided to hire one of its own.
David W. Kennedy, a 1976 Brown alumnus and a professor of law at Harvard University will move into the new job in January.
David I. Kertzer, Brown's provost, says as more universities have focused on globalization, the creation of the