Backlash prompts RWU to revise name change for architecture school

ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY, following student, alumni and faculty pushback, now plans to rename its School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation as the Cummings School of Architecture, rather than the originally intended Cummings School of Architecture and Real Estate. / COURTESY RWU
BRISTOL – Following significant backlash from students, alumni and faculty, Roger Williams University will revise the previously announced renaming of the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation. The university now plans to rename the college as the Cummings School of Architecture, an RWU spokesperson confirmed on Thursday, rather than the originally intended Cummings School…

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