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There was a 10 percent increase in the number of residential foreclosure deeds filed in Rhode Island in 2014 compared with 2013, according to a report from HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University, which studied residential foreclosures in each of the state’s 39 cities and towns. more
NEWPORT - Jane C. Ebbs, a native of Newport who died in December, has left $1 million in bequests collectively to the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport and the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown. more
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
Brown University received 30,360 applications for its Class of 2019, with record numbers of minority and international applicants, according to the Office of College Admission. more
Bryant University has named Glenn M. Sulmasy, a U.S. Coast Guard Academy captain, as its first provost and chief academic officer, effective this March. 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
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