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PROVIDENCE – Brown University mathematics professor Richard Kenyon has been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College has introduced a certificate of graduate studies in middle-level education. more
WARWICK – Salve Regina University’s Center for Adult Education is now offering a new bachelor’s degree in leadership studies for continuing education students. more
In March, Douglas Sherman, the senior vice president and provost at the New England Institute of Technology, saw his work to introduce an online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program bear fruit when the program was accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. more
Ten of Rhode Island’s 11 colleges track the percentage of students who get jobs soon after graduating, but most use that data as an informational tool, not a selling point. more
Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., private colleges and universities compensate their presidents well compared with their peers nationally, according to federal filings to the Internal Revenue Service. more
Kimberly S. Washor in June became the first director of the University of Rhode Island’s new Center for Career and Experiential Education. The center combines the missions of two formerly separate offices: Experiential Learning and Community Engagement, along with Career Services and Employer Relations. The change is more than superficial, says Washor, who discusses how it will enhance experiential learning as it informs students’ eventual job searches. more
The only business school in the state offering a doctorate, the University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration shows no signs of slowing a longstanding commitment to growth. more
(Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two-part series looking at the impact of the 38 Studios LLC bankruptcy on the local gaming industry and the company’s employees.) more
The high cost of college has many young graduates reeling under the burden of student loan debt in a sluggish economy that no longer promises a job as a result of a college degree. more
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