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Higher Education
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Harvard University, the world’s wealthiest school, is the only one among its peers whose endowment value hasn’t returned to the peak level reached before the financial crisis. more
Banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller has given a $2.5 million gift to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. more
Top-ranked business schools are raising tuition by about 4 percent this fall, bumping up the cost of classes for the 2015-16 academic year to nearly $60,000 on average. Throw in room and board, fees, and textbooks, and it will cost as much as $99,000 to attend B-school next year. more
College applicants who are put on a wait list—unable to rejoice at their success or fully wallow in rejection—may not know just how to feel about the news. At a handful of ultra-selective colleges, the answer is unambiguous: A spot on the wait list is tantamount to rejection. more
Brown University is increasing its financial aid as well as tuition, fees and room and board in conjunction with corporation approval of a $976.4 million budget for fiscal year 2016 and receipt of two substantial gifts. more
Bryant University and the Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai have initiated a partnership to educate one another’s students at their respective campuses in Smithfield and Zhuhai, China. more
Morgan Breene, Class of 2014, has been named a Marshall Scholar, the first student from the University of Rhode Island to earn that distinction. more
Next Monday is World AIDS Day and a group of HIV/AIDS specialists and advocates will meet with Gov. Lincoln Chafee to raise awareness. more
Four local business schools in Rhode Island and Massachusetts are among the top schools listed in the Princeton Review’s 2015 “Best 296 Business Schools” book and website. more
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to the GAIA Vaccine Foundation to raise awareness about the prevention of cervical cancer in West Africa. more
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