The annual financial report offers an overview of the University’s financial statements, success in fundraising and investment performance. Covering Fiscal Year 2020, this year’s report highlights the ways in which the financial markets and growth of the economy created opportunities for excellent financial results for Brown, even in the midst of an unprecedented global health crisis.
In addition to reporting on Brown’s financial health, the report provides an opportunity to share impact in key areas of the University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction: A New Plan for Brown. The theme for this year’s report is the University’s commitment to creating peaceful, just and prosperous societies as our nation and world grapple with the complex and urgent challenges of economic inequality, systemic racism, political polarization and climate instability.
This report demonstrates the ways in which targeted investments continue to position Brown to achieve an ever higher level of academic and operational excellence.