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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
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday touted a new center here designed to train workers in maritime pipefitting, sheet metal and carpentry work. more
At its Wednesday meeting the Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously approved College Unbound’s proposal to turn its nonprofit higher education program for underserved adults into a degree-granting program. more
Skills typically taught through the humanities and liberal arts are vital for the job hunt in Rhode Island, a new study undertaken by participants in the Collaborative suggests. more
1Why has Providence College created a new post, assistant vice president for integrated learning, and promoted its director of career education to fill it? This move is our response to questions about the value of a liberal arts education … more
Johnson & Wales University has begun site preparation for construction of a three-story, $40 million academic building in the Jewelry District downtown. A ceremonial groundbreaking is scheduled for Wednesday. more
PROVIDENCE – Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island and world-renowned oceanic archaeologist, told the Rhode Island House last month that state funding is needed for the university's Graduate School of … more
Much like areas of study it offers, diversification is key to Bryant University's employee health and wellness initiative. "We've been really trying to do things that are different, not just the same everyday things," said human resource … more
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