A day with BU president Robert A. Brown
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Brown's style is a sharp contrast to that of former president John Silber, who was the dominant figure at BU for three decades. Silber brought the university to national prominence but was accused of intimidating the faculty and disregarding student and alumni input. Brown prepared to leave the management conference for a lunch with students.
Brown's style is a sharp contrast to that of former president John Silber, who was the dominant figure at BU for three decades. Silber brought the university to national prominence but was accused of intimidating the faculty and disregarding student and alumni input.

Brown prepared to leave the management conference for a lunch with students.
(Globe Staff Photo / Jonathan Wiggs)