Contact: Sarah Ray
Posted: March 6, 2003

VT - Alice M. Rivlin, who was founding director of the Congressional
Budget Office from 1975-1983, director of the White House Office of Management
and Budget from 1994-1996, and vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board
from 1996-1999, will give a lecture at Middlebury College titled “Greed,
Ethics and Public Policy,” Monday, March 17, at 4:30 p.m. The event,
which is free and open to the public, will take place in the conference
room of the Robert A. Jones House on Hillcrest Road off College Street
(Route 125). Rivlin’s talk is the 2003 Christian A. Johnson Economics

Rivlin is currently the Henry
Cohen Professor at the Milano Graduate School of the New School University.
She is also a senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution,
where she directs the Greater Washington Research Program.

A recipient of a MacArthur
Foundation Prize Fellowship, Rivlin has taught at Harvard and George Mason
Universities. A past president of the American Economic Association, she
is currently a member of the board of directors for several organizations,
including The Washington Post Co.

Rivlin is a frequent contributor
to newspapers, television and radio. Her books include “Systematic
Thinking for Social Action” (1971) and “Reviving the American
Dream” (1992). She and Robert Litan are the co-authors of “Beyond
the Dot.coms” (2001).

For more information, contact
Charlotte Tate at the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs, Middlebury
College, at
or 802-443-5795.