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BROWN UNIVERSITY: Patricia Jackson named vice president for development at Brown

Patricia (Trish) Jackson, an accomplished leader with more than three decades of experience leading fundraising and engagement initiatives in higher education, has been appointed Brown University’s next vice president for development, effective Dec. 3, 2018.

BROWN UNIVERSITY: PBN honors Christina Paxson with 2018 business leadership award

Recognizing her leadership in positioning Brown University as a driver of economic growth across the region, Providence Business News honored Brown President Christina Paxson with its 2018 Business Leadership Award on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

Analysis: Washington County has lowest home affordability in state

Washington County posted the lowest home affordability index in Rhode Island, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Washington among counties with worst home affordability

Washington County ranked No. 323 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

BROWN UNIVERSITY: Gates elected to presidential line of the American Physical Society

Brown University physics professor S. James Gates Jr. has been elected to the presidential line of the American Physical Society, a nonprofit that represents more than 55,000 physicists in higher education, national laboratories and industry in the U.S. and across the world.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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