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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
College Unbound, a nonprofit higher education program targeting low-income and often marginalized adults, has proposed operating in Rhode Island as a degree-granting program and offering a Bachelor of Arts degree in organizational leadership and change. 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
For the seventh year in a row, Providence College has been named to the Corporation for National and Community Service President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. more
The Johnson & Wales University Physician Assistant Studies Program will enroll up to six qualified University of Rhode Island graduates in each admission cycle of JWU’s master’s degree program, according to an agreement school officials plan to sign Friday. more
Brown University has decided to offer a joint master’s degree in business administration through its joint program with the IE Business School in Madrid. more
Johnson & Wales University professor and department chairman Michael Sabitoni has received the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators Martin Oppermann Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement. more
Economic growth continued in the third quarter, but the pace was not as fast, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator, which showed growth at 2.3 percent in the third quarter, compared with 3 percent in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday. more
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