Advisory Committee on University Resources Management (ACURM)


The membership of ACURM represents the diversity of perspectives and views of the Brown University community and includes expertise on matters of relevance to the Committee’s charge, such as socially responsible investment, the University’s business and financial practices, and fiduciary responsibilities.

2023-2024 Membership


  • Kurt Teichert (Chair), Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society
  • Scott Frickel, Professor of Sociology and the Institute for the Study of Environment and Society
  • Erica Larschan, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry
  • Melvin Rogers, Associate Professor of Political Science


  • Sam Martin, Undergraduate Student
  • Tessa Tomkinson, Undergraduate Student
  • Keenan Wilder, Graduate Student


  • Tiffany Amaral, Director of Finance and Administration, School of Public Health
  • Christine Geib-Ayala, Grants and Contracts Specialist, School of Public Health
  • Michael Santoemmo, Event and Meeting Coordinator, Office of the Vice President of Research


  • Sophie Purdom '16
  • Daryl Twitchell '93
  • Sara Cunningham '06