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Press Releases: 2003          2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001

New York Stock Exchange: November 5, 2003
Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson Selected for NYSE Board
New York Stock Exchange Interim Chairman and CEO John S. Reed today announced that Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson has been named as a candidate for a reconstituted board of directors at the New York Stock Exchange.

October 20, 2003
Statement of President Shirley Ann Jackson at the William F. Glaser ‘53 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year Award

August 13, 2003
Rensselaer President Issues Statement Regarding NCAA Proposal for Reforms in Division III
President Shirley Ann Jackson has vowed that "Rensselaer will engage in a vigorous and sustained effort to defeat the NCAA President's Council's proposal" to eliminate the awarding of athletics aid by Division III member institutions in sports classified in Division I. "If approved this proposal could place Rensselaer's well-respected hockey tradition in jeopardy and hamper the ability of ice hockey players to receive the benefits of a Rensselaer education."

June 23, 2003
Rensselaer President Issues Statement Regarding U.S. Supreme Court Affirmative Action Rulings
A statement was issued by The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in response to the June 23rd U.S. Supreme Court rulings.

June 6, 2003
President Jackson Issues Statement Regarding EPA Siting Plan for Tech Park
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is deeply concerned that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has identified two sites at the Rensselaer Technology Park in the town of North Greenbush, N.Y., as preliminary candidate sites for sediment processing/transfer facilities.

May 16, 2003
Transcript: Colloquy on Science, Education, Technology, and Policy
President Jackson hosted a colloquy with some of the nation’s brightest minds, including the Honorable Donna Shalala, philanthropist Morris “Marty” Silverman, and Nobel laureates Robert Solow and Richard Smalley. Among other things, they discussed the future of science and education.

January 22, 2003
Press Release: ESSENCE Recognizes Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson as One of the 50 Most Inspiring African-Americans
Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson, has been recognized alongside Colin Powell, Halle Berry, Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, and Condoleezza Rice, in a recently published book by ESSENCE titled, 50 of The Most Inspiring African-Americans.

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