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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
The Pulitzer Prize Board has awarded $45,739 to the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities for a program called “What is the 21st Century Essay?” more
Sure, the employee can navigate documents in Word, read through files sorted by Excel and create a PowerPoint presentation. But how many can honestly say they know how to analyze data and create effective reports and presentations? … more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
1 Next to affordability, what is the most pressing need for today's public college and university students? The biggest challenge, especially for first-generation students, is navigating the system – deciding among the myriad program … more
BOSTON – The former president of Westfield State University has been ordered to pay triple damages and fees totaling $185,000 and no longer work at any public college or university in Massachusetts, as part of a settlement of allegations that he … more
Patrick Cappillino, chemistry/biochemistry assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, was one of three recipients to receive the 2015 Electrochemical Society Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship. Cappillino plans to research … more
1College Unbound was approved as a college able to award a bachelor's degree in organizational leadership and change. How will this benefit working adults? This degree will allow working adults to move up in their organization or move to … more
The University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy recently received three significant gifts, two from alumni of the program and one from an anonymous donor. more
A study on the “mismatch” between jobs in declining industries and jobs available today does not fully explain Rhode Island’s high unemployment rate, according to a new study released Monday by the College & University Research Collaborative. more
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