Topic: Christina Paxson

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U. unlikely to divest from coal in May

April 24, 2013 2 comments

Admins, faculty members and students at Tuesday’s BUCC meeting debated divestment.


Paxson: Next steps in the consideration of divestment

April 15, 2013 7 comments

I respect the passion students have devoted to this issue. But as the ACCRIP decision suggests, there are multiple viewpoints on the merits of divestiture.

The final panel in the Janus Forum “Guns in America” miniseries focused on mental health and what role — if any — mental illness plays in gun violence.

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Panel refutes link between mental illness and gun violence

April 10, 2013 2 comments

In the third ‘Guns In America’ event, experts said mental illness is not a major cause of violence.

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Advisory committee votes to recommend coal divestment

April 5, 2013 2 comments

Paxson will present the divest recommendation at the Corporation’s meeting in May.

Poll results shed light on U. affairs and student life

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Poll results shed light on U. affairs and student life

April 5, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Student Poll

Undergrads responded to questions about Paxson, alcohol, same-sex marriage and religion.

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Paxson navigates advocacy, leadership

April 1, 2013 6 comments

For university presidents, taking public stances on social issues requires a careful balancing act.

Paxson’s capital campaign will follow precedent

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Paxson’s capital campaign will follow precedent

March 20, 2013 0 comments

In the past 50 years, a campaign’s level of success has shaped presidential legacies.

President Christina Paxson delivered the fourth annual State of Brown address Wednesday, talking about the University’s strategic planning.

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Finances, need-blind admission dominate State of Brown

March 14, 2013 1 comment

Paxson discussed several issues, including financial aid and the university-college model.

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Janus to cosponsor gun violence forums with Paxson

March 13, 2013 2 comments

‘Guns in America,’ a Janus Forum miniseries, will feature speakers debating issues of gun violence.

Paxson has announced her support for a petition that advocates marriage equality in Rhode Island. Herald file photo.


Paxson endorses same-sex marriage in R.I.

March 13, 2013 7 comments

Paxson’s support is as a ‘local business owner’ and is separate from any University advocacy.