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By next fall, 39 Providence school principals will be developing programming based on a new policy called autonomy, an approach that could flip the traditional top-down administrative control in the central office on its head. more
As costs for higher education skyrocket and enrollments in graduate-level business programs level off, business schools face an urgent need to remake themselves. They must consider not just devising alternative delivery formats, but also revamping cost structures, staffing systems and other traditional aspects of the existing business model that make education almost unaffordable. In so doing, they could lead the way for change throughout higher education. more
A new veterinary assistant training program will debut in March through the Community College of Rhode Island’s Center for Workforce and Community Education. more
A $471,000 federal grant has been awarded to Rhode Island College to train Master of Social Work students on how to treat youth aging out of foster care who have been exposed to traumatic situations. more
The Civic Leadership Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation is kicking off its “community conversations” series on Jan. 15 at Rhode Island College with Shael Polakow-Suransky, president of Bank Street College of Education. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo started work three weeks ahead of her Jan. 6 inauguration at a Jobs Summit that participants and supporters hope will position her administration to hit the ground running. more
Eliza Squibb, executive director of the Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, has taken an unlikely path with her fine arts education. While studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Squibb became the first artist in residence at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, where she helped researchers develop visual tools in order to analyze cephalopod camouflage. Later, during a summer internship in Peru where she studied textile productio, Squibb noticed that the village’s vibrant prints told stories and had a social impact on the community. Her observation and interest in textiles brought her to Mali through GAIA, where she designed prints that were both eye-catching and informative in order to raise awareness of HPV. She holds a BFA from the RISD. more
The Champlin Foundations awarded the University of Rhode Island three grants totaling $421,795 to purchase high-tech equipment to advance education and student learning. more
Cass Cliatt has been appointed vice president of communications at Brown University, effective April 1. more
Bristol-based Roger Williams University is planning to renovate and lease One Empire Plaza, more than doubling its presence downtown for adult learners when it opens in May of 2016. more
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