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After a nationwide search, the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design has named Dominic Molon as the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art. more
After raising $1.7 million in gifts and pledges during a weekend auction, Roger Williams University has announced plans to build a new waterfront sailing center on its Bristol campus. more
With the launch last week of the first two of three free Massive Open Online Courses, Brown University has joined the cutting edge of online higher education for the masses. more
Just back from a monthlong expedition in the waters off Antarctica, the research is far from over for a team from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography studying the tiny, shrimp-like sea animal called krill, the focus of the expedition. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has created a three-person task force to conduct a review of its policies and procedures in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, Chancellor Divina Grossman announced Monday. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The R.I. Board of Governors for Higher Education has voted to change state policy banning campus police from carrying guns, clearing the way for the University of Rhode Island to arm its officers. more
PROVIDENCE – The Corporation of Brown University last month approved more than $38 million in donations to the university, while taking no action on a proposal to end the school’s investments in coal companies. more
DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth launched a long-term strategic planning process aimed at plotting the school’s course for the next decade. more
Brown University will continue to study the issue of divesting its holdings in at least 15 companies that mine or burn coal for the production of power, according to a May 24 statement from university President Christina Paxson. more
Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to R.I. Board of Education Chair Eva Marie Mancuso on May 24. more
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