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Former Brown University chancellor Joukowsky dies at 89

PROVIDENCE – Artemis A.W. Joukowsky, Brown University’s chancellor emeritus who also served on both the university corporation’s board of trustees and board of fellows...
CHRISTINA H. PAXSON, president of Brown University, has been named the chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's board of directors. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Brown University President Paxson named Boston Fed’s board chair

PROVIDENCE – Brown University President Christina H. Paxson will serve as chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s board of directors, Boston Fed...
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES across Rhode Island, including Roger Williams University, pictured, have overall kept COVID-19 under control on their campuses during the fall semester despite the growing community-wide surge. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

Despite communitywide COVID-19 surge, colleges have kept virus under control on...

PROVIDENCE – As college students across Rhode Island are preparing for their fall semester final exams, local colleges have generally passed one very important...

Brown University president Paxson elected as new AAU board president

PROVIDENCE – Brown University President Christina H. Paxson was recently elected as the new board chairperson of the Association of American Universities. The association...
UNDER PRESSURE: Dr. Raymond Powrie, Care New England’s chief of medicine, acknowledges that financially “hard decisions have been made” during the pandemic.  / PBN PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

Lifespan, CNE move toward merger, leaving many to wonder about side...

For decades, Rhode Island’s two largest hospital systems have been rivals, each enduring similar financial pressures on their own in a small but competitive...
BROWN UNIVERSITY announced Tuesday that it is delaying in-person instruction until at least early October due to rising COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island and across the country. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University, UMass Dartmouth alter reopening plans to involve more online...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth respectively announced this week that their institutions have altered their fall instruction plans that...
BROWN UNIVERSITY announced Wednesday that is has fully funded a $10 million endowment to help support the Providence Public School District. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University fully funds $10M endowment for Providence schools

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced Wednesday that it has fully funded a $10 million endowment commitment to help support public schools in Providence. The university...

Brown University will have trimester schedule as part of reopening plan

PROVIDENCE – Brown University will operate on a fall, spring and summer trimester schedule for the 2020-21 academic year to limit the number of...
BROWN UNIVERSITY's reopening plan for the fall includes altering its academic schedule to operate on a trimester system that limits the number of students on campus at one time. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Brown University will have trimester schedule as part of reopening plan

PROVIDENCE – Brown University's plan to reopen its campus for the fall includes a unique modification to its academic calendar in order to limit...
RONALD K. MACHTLEY, who is retiring June 30 after 24 years as president of Bryant University, told Providence Business News that the U.S. will lose its competitive advantage in the world if colleges do not reopen in the fall. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Machtley: ‘We will lose our competitive advantage’ if colleges don’t reopen...

SMITHFIELD – As local colleges are putting together their respective reopening plans for the fall semester after having to close their campuses in March...

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