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The University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration is launching its first endowed professorship in finance thanks to a pledge of $500,000 from alumnus William H. Eigen. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday released a nearly $9 billion budget proposal that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic … more
Brown University on Monday put forth a plan to create a more diverse and inclusive academic community that is responsive to issues of discrimination, inequality and structural racism. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is proposing $500,000 be set aside as part of her 2017 budget to make college entrance SAT and PSAT testing free for public high school students. more
Harvard Business School is no longer the world's best, according to a new ranking. INSEAD, a university with campuses in France and Singapore, ranked first in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking released last week, according to a report from the … more
A $1.45 million settlement has been reached between the University of Rhode Island and its insurance carrier with the family of a University of Rhode Island baseball player who died three days after a “strength and conditioning” team workout on the campus in October 2011. more
Brown University led local colleges and universities with the largest endowment and largest percentage increase for the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
Stefanie Tellex, an assistant professor in the computer science department at Brown University, talked with Providence Business News about the work she does in the Humans to Robots lab, its recent Rethink Robotics Video Challenge win, which gave it its third Baxter robot, and the lab’s “million object challenge” involving Baxter robots. more
Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. more
Former Muhlenberg College President Peyton Randolph (Randy) Helm has been named interim chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. more
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