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One of the economic issues Rhode Island policymakers would like to understand empirically is if the state’s personal income tax is driving high-wage earners out of state. more
Eight previously unemployed Rhode Islanders with information technology experience now have full-time jobs in the state as a result of a 14-week program that oiled some rusty skills and added up-to-date technology training requested by employers. 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
Last year the heavyweights of American higher education embraced Massive Open Online Courses, the Internet-based, usually-free interactive classes that many feel could soon transform college. more
Nearly 1,200 students, faculty and staff from Roger Williams University recently participated in the ninth annual Community Connections Day – a daylong introduction to service in which teams of volunteers supported more than 50 community organizations across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. more
Bryant University called on town councilors Thursday to reconsider their decision not to hire a consultant to hammer out actual costs for municipal emergency services provided to the university. more
As George Samuel Bottomley led centers for physician-assistant studies from Pennsylvania to Maine over the past decade, he envisioned launching a center in Rhode Island. Today, he is at the helm of a new program at Johnson & Wales University that this fall received provisional accreditation by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant Inc. more
The University of Massachusetts raised $103.7 million in private funds during the fiscal year ended June 30, exceeding its annual goal by $1 million, university officials announced Wednesday. more
Stonehill College admitted 244 fewer applicants for the current fall semester, in an attempt to relieve pressure on the college’s housing resources, the Boston Business Journal reported Friday. more
Roger Williams University School of Law will lower its annual tuition by $7,608, or 18 percent, for the 2014-15 academic year. more
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