Greensboro College Colloquium Series Addresses Free Markets Feb. 21

February 5, 2020 10:51 am
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Dr. Bill MacReynoldsGREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro College Colloquium Series will feature Bill MacReynolds, dean of the college’s School of Business, speaking on “Wise Adventures in Economic Thinking: Government vs. the Market,” 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in 109 Proctor Hall West on campus.

The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available behind the college’s Admissions Welcome Center at West Market Street and College Place.

MacReynolds joined the full-time faculty in 2014 after having been a visiting faculty member since 2010. He was the founding dean of the School of Business.

He began his career as a postdoctoral fellow and acting assistant professor at Cornell University and then taught at Ohio State University before joining the Federal Trade Commission as an economist from 1977 to 1980.

His career also has included serving as director of economic forecasting for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as staff to the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, and as senior economist for MITRE, a private nonprofit that manages research projects for numerous executive- and judicial-branch federal agencies.

He also has been a consultant, restaurant owner and real-estate investor.

He holds a B.S. in agricultural economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Southern California.

The theme of the 2019-2020 Greensboro College Colloquium Series is “Wisdom: The Virtue of Thinking Critically, Acting Justly, and Living Faithfully.” For more information on the series, please contact Paul Leslie at 336-272-7102, ext. 5309, or lesliep@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.

Think critically. Act justly. Live faithfully.


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