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Higher Education
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Princeton University paid four of its endowment managers a combined $9.2 million in 2013, a 46 percent increase from a year earlier and four times the increase Harvard University paid its top investors. more
Attorneys, certified financial planners and financial advisers looking to understand more about 529 college savings plans will have an opportunity later this month when AllianceBernstein Investments, the program manager for CollegeBoundfund, Rhode Island’s 529 plan, presents two programs titled “Learning About 529 Strategies.” 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
Later this week Bryant University hosts the 29th Annual World Trade Day. The event provides inspiration and connections to companies looking to boost their presence in the global markets. more
Over the past few years 21 states have adopted laws allowing medical use of marijuana, including Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Seven more states are considering such legislation. Those changes to the once-taboo drug’s legal status have sparked concerns among parents and physicians that the new laws could lead to an increase in the number of teens using it. more
The city has reached an agreement with the developer of the proposed South Street Landing project on three property tax stabilization deals that would generate $9.9 million in tax revenue over 15 years, Mayor Angel Taveras said Thursday. more
The R.I. Board of Education endorsed legislation Monday night that would authorize leasing terms for redevelopment of the South Street Power Station into an academic and nursing-school complex, paving the way for what Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee called a “meds and eds” project that is “a natural for us.” more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University mathematics professor Richard Kenyon has been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 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
NARRAGANSETT – R.I. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit last week unveiled the new R.I. Marine Fisheries Institute at an event at the University of Rhode Island’s Bay Campus. more
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