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Higher Education
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The University of Wisconsin system recently took a landmark step toward weakening the institution of tenure for academic faculty. The new policy, if adopted by the board overseeing the state's universities, would allow tenured professors to be laid … more
Roger Williams University’s School of Continuing Studies and the diocese of Providence are partnering to help Catholic schools build a STEAM curriculum. more
Ray McCue, an assistant professor in the College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University, was named the American Culinary Federation Inc.’s Chef Educator of the Year at its annual convention and show, Cook. Craft. Create. more
Brown University President Christina H. Paxson has unveiled a draft plan to promote diversity and inclusion. more
The Smaller Business Association of New England and Mass Development are introducing a “Defense Diversification Program,” which they said is an opportunity for defense-dependent businesses to diversify product lines and manufacturing processes. more
(Updated 10:37 a.m.) The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership announced Monday it is committing all of its $350,000 in state funding to programming for small manufacturers in Rhode Island through its new “Rocket” program. more
(Updated 2:18 p.m.) A groundbreaking will be held Friday for a 64,000-square-foot multi-level academic building, the Arthur and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, at Providence College. more
Johnson & Wales University will offer a master of arts in teaching degree as part of its teacher education program this fall. more
Rhode Island Housing on Tuesday launched a new down payment assistance program, intended to attract and keep new college graduates who are trying to purchase a first home. more
In its report, “A Stronger Nation,” the Lumina Foundation found that 43.1 percent of Rhode Islanders had attained higher education degrees in 2014, a 1.7 percent increase since 2008 when degree holders were first counted. more
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