More Rhode Islanders are earning 4-year college degrees 

GRADUATES ARE shown at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Health Sciences Commencement Ceremony May 20, 2023, at the Ryan Center on the Kingston campus. Rhode Island saw an almost 4% increase in bachelor’s degrees in 2022, according to new national data from e Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation. RHODE ISLAND CURRENT / JANINE L. WEISMAN

You might call it a bachelor party: Rhode Island saw an almost 4% increase in bachelor’s degrees in 2022, according to new national data from a higher education foundation.  “We did not see this much increase in any other state’s bachelor’s degrees,” said Courtney Brown, vice president of impact and planning for the Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation. “And

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