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Higher Education
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Freezing tuition for Roger Williams University undergraduates and law school students has been extended another year, and appears to be contributing to increased enrollment, university leaders say. more
The New England Institute of Technology will offer a new associate degree in civil engineering technology that incorporates practical training, starting this fall. more
It’s a big year for anniversaries at Rhode Island colleges, with the Community College of Rhode Island, Brown University and Johnson & Wales University all planning celebration events. more
The Rhode Island School of Design has filled two leadership positions in the fine arts and liberal arts. Sheri Wills has been named dean of fine arts, effective in August. Daniel Cavicchi has been promoted from acting dean of liberal arts to the permanent position, effective Tuesday. more
Roger Williams University’s study abroad program is one of the 50 best in America, according to Best College Reviews. more
The nonprofit Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released an analysis of Rhode Island’s budget outlook, saying that due to increased revenue and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for fiscal 2015 has been increased to approximately $8.8 million. more
The Bryant University College of Business ranked No. 49 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s undergraduate business school rankings released Friday, moving up 14 places from No. 63 in last year’s list to crack the top 50 for 2014. more
A ceremonial groundbreaking for the South Street Landing project will be held Monday at noon. more
As costs for higher education skyrocket and enrollments in graduate-level business programs level off, business schools face an urgent need to remake themselves. They must consider not just devising alternative delivery formats, but also revamping cost structures, staffing systems and other traditional aspects of the existing business model that make education almost unaffordable. In so doing, they could lead the way for change throughout higher education. more
(Updated 2:48 p.m.) Rhode Island School of Design has named its interim president, Rosanne Somerson, to lead the institution following a nine-month, global presidential search. more
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