Topic: Christina Paxson

President Christina Paxson spoke about her strategic plan draft at a forum Tuesday. With expanding professional schools, Brown is no longer a “university-college” as former President Henry Wriston defined it, she said.

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Questions of U.’s mission emerge at planning forum

September 25, 2013 2 comments

The student body may grow by 1 percent per year, President Christina Paxson said.

President Christina Paxson unveiled a draft of her strategic plan, the document expected to shape her tenure at Brown. Herald file photo

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In Paxson’s strategic plan, first glimpses of U.’s future

September 19, 2013 5 comments

The draft of the plan emphasizes curricular innovation, graduate programs and growth downtown.

Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron is the latest in a series of administrators to leave since Paxson’s arrival. Herald file photo.

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Administrative turnover marks U. transition

September 9, 2013 0 comments

Senior staff is not concerned about loss of experience as the strategic planning process nears completion.

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Carleton VP joins U. admin as vice president for development

September 3, 2013 0 comments

A former Carleton admin will help plan the upcoming capital campaign.

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Paxson, UCS talk Adidas, divestment

April 25, 2013 0 comments

Paxson said she plans to establish a committee that will hear workers’ rights issues.

Poll: Undergrads apathetic on Paxson

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Poll: Undergrads apathetic on Paxson

April 25, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Faculty Poll

A higher percent of students than faculty expressed uncertainty.

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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.