Topic: Paxson

President Paxson has voiced her opposition to the divestment movement before, stating that the University cannot wade into political stances and advocate on behalf of certain issues.

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Paxson answers UCS questions on divestment, admissions

April 25, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 presented on divestment and the national admissions scandal at the Undergraduate Council of Students’ general body meeting Wednesday evening.

President Christina Paxson P’19 and Boston Fed Chair Phillip Clay will relay conditions of the first district at a biannual conference in Washington, D.C.

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Paxson named deputy chair of Boston Fed

January 22, 2019 0 comments

On Jan. 9, University President Christina Paxson P’19 was named the deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Board of Directors.

Despite not taking an economics course until her junior year at Swarthmore College, Paxson P’19 chose to pursue the subject as her major.

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Paxson P’19 discusses diversity in economics

October 30, 2018 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 spoke about her experience as an economist and discussed diversity in the field at a lecture held in the University’s Science Center yesterday afternoon.

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Partners HealthCare, Care New England settle on merger plan

June 2, 2018 1 comment

Following Partner HealthCare’s and Care New England’s definitive agreement to merge May 23, President Christina Paxson P’19, previously a vocal critic of the merger, stated in a press release that she was “optimistic” about the acquisition deal.

Faculty panel talks white nationalism in U.S.

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Faculty panel talks white nationalism in U.S.

September 6, 2017 0 comments

A faculty panel discussed the existence of white nationalism in the United States in the wake of Charlottesville in front of a packed Salomon 101.

Paxson P’19 stresses advocacy, diversity in ‘State of Brown’ address

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Paxson P’19 stresses advocacy, diversity in ‘State of Brown’ address

April 13, 2017 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 highlighted the increased diversity in faculty hires and expansion of master’s programs at the annual State of Brown address

U. hosts National Diversity Summit

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U. hosts National Diversity Summit

March 20, 2017 0 comments

The University hosted its biennial National Diversity Summit this weekend designed to relay the importance of diversity and inclusion in higher education.

President Christina Paxson P’19 addresses a crowd of first-years, transfers, Alpert Medical School students and parents gathered on the Main Green at the University’s 253rd annual convocation.

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Convocation speakers defend free expression

September 7, 2016 2 comments

Under looming clouds, new students celebrated the opening of the University’s 253rd academic year on the Main Green Tuesday.