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Higher Education
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School still pays. The cost of earning a college degree pays off with consistently higher lifetime earnings, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. more
Only one of every 17 cents coming from state car registration fees and gas taxes actually goes toward maintenance of Rhode Island’s bridges, a Roger Williams University scholar has found. more
Data released Wednesday for two- and four-year colleges and universities by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program assesses the economic impact of college by creating “value-added” rankings. more
Banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller has given a $2.5 million gift to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. more
Top-ranked business schools are raising tuition by about 4 percent this fall, bumping up the cost of classes for the 2015-16 academic year to nearly $60,000 on average. Throw in room and board, fees, and textbooks, and it will cost as much as $99,000 to attend B-school next year. more
College applicants who are put on a wait list—unable to rejoice at their success or fully wallow in rejection—may not know just how to feel about the news. At a handful of ultra-selective colleges, the answer is unambiguous: A spot on the wait list is tantamount to rejection. more
Bryant University and the Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai have initiated a partnership to educate one another’s students at their respective campuses in Smithfield and Zhuhai, China. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday touted a new center here designed to train workers in maritime pipefitting, sheet metal and carpentry work. more
At its Wednesday meeting the Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously approved College Unbound’s proposal to turn its nonprofit higher education program for underserved adults into a degree-granting program. more
Skills typically taught through the humanities and liberal arts are vital for the job hunt in Rhode Island, a new study undertaken by participants in the Collaborative suggests. more
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