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Outgoing Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda’s decision on Dec. 4 to announce via social media and video his imminent departure after six years for a job in California’s Silicon Valley with the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers took the college and state by surprise. more
As bad an idea as merging of the two state education boards was last year – something done at the behest of General Assembly-passed legislation – will the new board’s decision to create two new governing councils over K-12 and higher education be an effective fix to the initial mistake? more
There is no question that John Maeda left his mark on the Rhode Island School of Design, although the manner of his leaving might be worth further discussion. more
The R.I. Science & Technology Advisory Council is now accepting proposals for its 2014 Collaborative Research Grant Awards program. more
Johnson & Wales University saw total revenue and gains increase 0.6 percent in the fiscal year ended June 30 to $486.8 million, as the school’s scholarship funding and operating expenses increased, according to the 2012-2013 annual report released Thursday. more
A team of five Providence College students has won the school a place among 32 finalists that will compete at the 18th Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Championship, the college announced Tuesday. more
The University of Rhode Island has placed at No. 37 on the Affordable Colleges Online ranking of the top 50 colleges in the United States in terms of highest return on investment. more
Rosanne Somerson, provost at the Rhode Island School of Design, has been named interim president by RISD’s board of trustees, effective Jan. 1. more
Members of more than 40 schools and charities in the region that shared more than $40,000 in grants from the 2013 CVS Caremark Downtown 5K, held Sept. 22 in Providence, gather with representatives from CVS Caremark and Tufts Health Plan. Grants were presented Nov. 26 to the youth-focused nonprofit organizations and schools. More than $1.4 million has been raised for charity since CVS became the title sponsor in 2000. Tufts sponsored the race’s 3K High School Inspirational for the fifth time this year. more
SMITHFIELD – Bryant University has published “Bryant College Goes to War,” a new book intended to recognize the school’s 150th anniversary. more
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