July 1, 2010

School of Engineering Established

With the oldest undergraduate engineering program in the Ivy League and third-oldest civilian engineering program in the country, in 2010, Brown transformed its Division of Engineering into the Brown School of Engineering. The new school continued Brown’s interdisciplinary approach to the subject, while, according to President Ruth Simmons, “maintaining and enhancing the engineering curriculum and research activities that attract the brightest students and the highest caliber faculty.”