Sun president named to Brookings Institution board

LAS VEGAS - Brian Greenspun, president and editor of the Las Vegas Sun and president of the Greenspun Corporation, has been named one of six new members of the Brookings Institution board of trustees.

Brookings is an 85-year-old non-partisan, independent organization which conducts research and publishes analyses of important public policy issues.

The board is responsible for the overall supervision of the institution and approves proposed research projects.

Others elected to the board include AT&T executive James Cicconi, Biotech expert Dr. William Haseltine, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Dr. Shirley Jackson, Black Entertainment Television founder Robert Johnson and Goldman Sachs President John Thornton.

''Brookings has a strong and active board of trustees, and the addition of these outstanding new trustees will only make it stronger,'' said James A. Johnson, chairman of the board.


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