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University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley made $330,000 in total compensation in 2014, ranking 61st among 238 chief executives at 220 public universities surveyed by the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
The union representing most of the University of Rhode Island’s part-time faculty plans to picket the governor’s office by early July if stalled contract talks have not resumed in earnest by then, union leaders said this week. more
The University of Rhode Island's 11th president, David M. Dooley, recently told the graduating class of Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich that a love of research propelled him into college as a student and into a career in education that today has … more
Education spending fueled the Ocean State’s total direct general expenditures in 2012, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s annual report, “How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare.” more
High-income workers may benefit more than low-income workers when taking advantage of the recently enacted temporary caregiver insurance program in Rhode Island, a new study has found. more
Princeton University must face a lawsuit challenging its New Jersey property-tax exemption, a state appeals court ruled in clearing the way for a trial that could affect the tax status of all nonprofit colleges. more
A pre-packaged water system that removes arsenic and other toxic chemicals and a Web-based address book that updates itself as contacts change their information are two of the seven finalists selected in the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. more
As a researcher for the College & University Research Collaborative, Jonathan Harris, an assistant professor of design at Johnson & Wales University, is exploring whether bike paths and mass transit in the state cater to millennials – or should. more
Vittoria Pacifico-DeBenedictis, president of Bay View Academy, was selected as one of the 2015 Three Wise Women by the National Organization of Italian Women. Pacifico-DeBenedictis was born in Avellino, Italy, and she moved to Massachusetts when she was 7. She has had a longstanding career in Catholic education, beginning as a middle school teacher in South Boston. She soon moved from teaching to administration, where she held several leadership roles in Catholic schools around Massachusetts. Pacifico-DeBenedictis is involved with NEASC, serving as a chairperson, commission member and speaker. She holds a master’s degree in school administration from Emmanuel College and she is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she is pursuing her degree in leadership in urban education. Pacifico-DeBenedictis will be honored on Jan. 27, during the organization’s Rhode Island Epiphany Celebration. more
Roger Williams University’s study abroad program is one of the 50 best in America, according to Best College Reviews. more
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