Education

Trend of students coming to U.S. slows

The number of new international students coming to the United States for college and university fell in the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 academic years, according...

UMass Law sees 21.5% boost in first-year student enrollment for 2019-20

DARMOUTH – The law school on the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus increased first-year student enrollment by 21.5%, to 113, for the 2019-20 academic...
TOP OF HIS GAME: Dr. John Murphy is not only in charge of physician affairs at Lifespan Corp., he’s also a professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
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DR. JOHN MURPHY

25 Over Fifty-Five 2019 Award Winner DR. JOHN MURPHY | Executive vice president of physician affairs, Lifespan Corp.; Professor of medicine and family medicine,...
A CLASS OF HIS OWN: Dennis Littky has gained the reputation of being an innovative educator by developing projects such as College Unbound, a nontraditional, degree-granting school. 
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DENNIS LITTKY

25 Over Fifty-Five 2019 Award Winner DENNIS LITTKY | President, College UnboundWHILE RHODE ISLAND is home to world-renowned institutions of higher education, Dennis Littky...
THE RIGHT MIX: E. Paul Larrat, dean of the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, says the pharmacy program is among the nation’s best because of the atmosphere of teamwork among students and faculty.
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E. PAUL LARRAT

25 Over Fifty-Five 2019 Award Winner E. PAUL LARRAT | Dean of College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode IslandE. PAUL LARRAT MADE a steady...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERITY's University College at One Empire Plaza in downtown Providence would house the proposed University High School charter school. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID LEVESQUE

RWU’s charter school proposal 1 of 5 under consideration by RIDE

PROVIDENCE – A charter school with the backing of Roger Williams University that would cater to English language learners is one of five charter...
A NEW RANKING on college costs places Rhode Island at the top of the list for highest average tuition among colleges and universities located in the state.

R.I.’s average college tuition ranked highest in nation

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's colleges and universities have the highest average in-state tuition in the nation, according to a ranking published Wednesday by website...

Five Questions With: David DeJesus

David DeJesus began his new role as director of Salve Regina University’s Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education’s program in health care administration...
SEVEN RHODE ISLAND and two Massachusetts schools were on Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2019" list.

9 local colleges among Forbes’ top 650

PROVIDENCE – Forbes has ranked seven Rhode Island schools and two Bristol County, Mass., schools among the best 650 four-year, degree-granting institutions in the...

Five Questions With: Michael Fein

Michael Fein has been appointed dean of Johnson & Wales University’s John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences at the Providence campus. He...
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