Christina Paxson, Brown University's Next President

03/05/2012 02:04 pm ET | Updated May 05, 2012
  • The Brown Daily Herald

Christina Paxson, dean of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a prize-winning economist, will serve as the next University president. The Corporation elected Paxson the 19th president in a special session Friday morning.
"There was a sense from the first time we met her that she had a deep appreciation for the Brown culture and community," said Thomas Tisch '76, chair of the Presidential Search Committee and chancellor of the Corporation.

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