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Wyclef Jean Appointed Fellow at Brown University 

Photo Courtesy - Columbia Records(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) -- Brown University, an Ivy League school in Rhode Island, has announced that Wyclef Jean has accepted an appointment as visiting fellow in its Department of Africana Studies for the 2010-2011 academic year.  He will participate in lectures and other events related to the university's Haitian Initiative, which focuses on educational partnerships between Brown University and the musician's native country of Haiti.

Jean, who made his first visit to campus earlier this week, said in a statement, "I hope to make a genuine contribution to the rich intellectual community at the University and to its Haitian Initiative in particular.”

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