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The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved a 5.8 percent tuition increase that would raise tuition by an average of $756 this year for in-state undergraduate students, a move intended to help close an $85 million shortfall. more
A new $2.5 million scholarship, youth mentoring and services fund dedicated to the state’s African-American community and established through a collaboration between the Rhode Island Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative and Bannister House was announced by the foundation Monday. more
Sylvia Maxfield, dean of the Providence College School of Business, credited a new faculty member with the idea to create a social media fellowship program. more
The Community College of Rhode Island ranked 579th out of 821 community colleges in WalletHub’s latest survey about the best and worst community college systems. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for student loan affordability, according to a study released this week by Student Loan Hero, a website that helps users manage their student loans. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday released a nearly $9 billion budget proposal that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic … more
Rhode Island ranks sixth in the nation, tying with Virginia, for its performance on the ACT college entrance exam. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth had the greatest diversity in its faculty in the region in 2013, according to federal data compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
Donald J. Farish, president of Roger Williams University in Bristol, recently penned a column for The Chronicle of Higher Education about college affordability. more
Barnes Building & Management Group is facing a proposed fine of $59,290 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration in connection with a structural steel collapse at Bryant University in September that injured six workers. more
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