was an outstanding defender in menís soccer from 1954-56. He
also played four seasons as a forward in basketball from 1953-56
and logged one year of track as a senior in 1957.
A tough fullback on the field, Maxwell played
every minute of every soccer contest during his junior and
senior campaigns, helping the Anchormen to break a league record
for goals against. Maxwell was one of the basketball teamís top
rebounders during his career on the hardwood.
He was the Student Government President as a senior and
was one of the key figures in rallying support for the bond initiative that allowed R.I.C.E. to relocate to its
current Mt. Pleasant location. Maxwell was the fourth person to
break ground at the Collegeís current location.
Maxwell spent over 30 years as a marketing and
sales manager in educational technology and computer products.
He retired in 2000 as the Eastern Regional Manager of Panasonic
Communications and Systems. He also served in the United States
Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard, retiring with the rank
of Lt. Colonel after 24 years of service.
He earned a bachelorís degree in education from
the Rhode Island College of Education in 1957 and his M.S. from
Syracuse University in 1958.
Maxwell resides in East Greenwich, Rhode Island
with his wife Diane í60. They have four children: Diane (48),
Jim (45), Chris (42), Kevin (40) and four grandchildren.