Information for Brown Foundation Fellows

Brown Fellows are appointed for only one semester. Expectations for that semester:
  • Teach one regular, 4-hour class, following the academic practices and policies of the University;
  • Engage with students outside of class time;
  • Participate in the new faculty orientation program;
  • Attend the first faculty meeting of the semester (to be introduced);
  • Offer at least one public presentation related to the Fellow's discipline.
Brown Foundation Fellows will receive the following compensation:
  • $30,000 for the semester;
  • Campus office with computer;
  • University housing
    • Furnished with functional amenities
    • Utilities, garbage pickup, cable, and wireless access included (though reported as "non-cash compensation" for tax purposes)
    • Available approximately August 1 - December 20 and January 5 - May 31.
    • A $500 damage deposit is required. No pets.
  • $1,000 to assist with relocation (keep receipts to submit upon arrival);
  • Free parking permit and access to the Fowler recreation center;
    Brown Foundation Fellows will have to complete usual, customary paperwork for employment with The University of the South (I-9, W-4, background check, direct deposit, etc.).
    The formal academic position will be "Brown Foundation Fellow in [discipline]."

    Resources (in addition to your departmental contact):

    Office of the Dean of the College (all offices are on the ground floor of Walsh-Ellett Hall)

    • Primary Contact for Logistics: Alex Bruce, Associate Dean of the College for Undergraduate Academic Affairs ( 931.598.1919
    • Primary Contact for Academic Matters: Elizabeth Skomp, Associate Dean of the College for Faculty Development and Inclusion (  931.598.1254
    • General Information: Sandy Carr, Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College ( 931.598.1248
    • Dean of the College: Terry L. Papillon (
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