Topic: Christina Paxson

Paxson, Locke take 20 percent salary cut due to pandemic’s financial impact

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Paxson, Locke take 20 percent salary cut due to pandemic’s financial impact

April 7, 2020 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 and Provost Richard Locke P’18 will each be taking a 20 percent pay reduction this fiscal year. This decision accompanies salary freezes for faculty and staff.

Rauschenbach ’23: Subcontracted service workers are a valuable part of the Brown community, too

Op-eds, Opinions

Rauschenbach ’23: Subcontracted service workers are a valuable part of the Brown community, too

April 2, 2020 0 comments

Almost daily for the past week, the University has sent its students an email about how we will remain connected during these “unprecedented times.” They shared best practices for how students, along with the entire University community, will endure.

Brown updates event, travel COVID-19 policies

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Brown updates event, travel COVID-19 policies

March 6, 2020 0 comments

In light of “the rapidly evolving impact” of COVID-19 coronavirus, President Paxson announced substantial new University event and travel policies, in an email circulated to community members March 6. 

Christina Paxson P ’19, who has served as president for eight years, will serve an extended term until June 30, 2025.

News, University News

Brown Corporation extends Paxson’s term as president

February 12, 2020 0 comments

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, unanimously voted to extend President Christina Paxson’s P’19 appointment by three years — until June 30, 2025.

Faculty, staff describe experiences as PPSD parents amid state takeover

Metro, News

Faculty, staff describe experiences as PPSD parents amid state takeover

December 6, 2019 0 comments

Six months after the Johns Hopkins report documented the systematic underperformance of the Providence Public School District, University faculty, staff and an administrator reflected on their experiences as parents of PPSD students.

Fall 2019 Herald poll showcases student perspectives

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Fall 2019 Herald poll showcases student perspectives

October 8, 2019 1 comment

The poll was conducted over the course of two days from Oct. 2 – 3. The margin of error is 3.1 percent with 95 percent confidence.

Bosis ’19: Economics in college admissions: A force for good (no, really)

Columns, Opinions

Bosis ’19: Economics in college admissions: A force for good (no, really)

April 12, 2019 0 comments

Imagine a speaker at a college campus stepping out on stage, grasping the mic, and saying “Preferential treatment, real or suspected, for students based on wealth or privilege is corrosive to our community.” Everyone applauds. Then they add, “Did I say corrosive? Sorry, I meant ‘the core of.’”

Paxson responds to national admissions scandal

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Paxson responds to national admissions scandal

April 10, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 responded to the national admissions cheating scandal yesterday in an email to the University community, acknowledging the scandal “has raised questions about the integrity of the admissions process at selective colleges and universities” and detailing a plan for Brown moving forward.

Editorial: Toward more equitable and inclusive donor-student relations

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Toward more equitable and inclusive donor-student relations

March 12, 2019 1 comment

On Feb. 24, the Providence Journal published an article by student journalists exposing exclusive dinners hosted by trustee emeritus and major University donor Marty Granoff P’83 and facilitated by University administrators in the Advancement Office.

Letter: President Paxson should apologize for University involvement in private dinner

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: President Paxson should apologize for University involvement in private dinner

February 28, 2019 1 comment

I was disheartened to read President Christina Paxson’s P’19 statement regarding the Granoff dinners, which was quoted in The Herald Wednesday.