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Most-read interviews on PBN.com, 2017

1. Five Questions With: Ronald K. Machtley. Posted online: Feb. 20. Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley explains why the university’s creation of a...
ANTHONY J. SANTORO, professor, former president and founding dean of the Roger Williams University School of Law, speaks during a ceremony dedicating a law school classroom in his name. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU School of Law classroom renamed for founding dean Anthony J....

BRISTOL – The name of professor Anthony J. Santoro, former Roger Williams University president and founding dean of its law school, will be emblazoned...
BROWN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT Chistina H. Paxson earned $1,067,491 in total compensation in 2015, the highest amount of any private college in the Providence metropolitan area for the year. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Report: Brown, Bryant, JWU lead region in private college executive compensation

PROVIDENCE - Brown University President Christina H. Paxson was the highest-compensated higher education executive in the Providence metropolitan area, according to the Executive Compensation...
DRIVERS: Roger Williams University President Donald J. Farish says there are two drivers to the school’s diversification goals: fairness to people who have been historically excluded from higher education, and preparing students for a diverse workplace. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Gains so far have been modest, but RWU President Donald J....

In his sixth year as president of Roger Williams ­University, Donald J. Farish is taking steps to dramatically diversify the school’s population – including...
HANNAH AUGUSTYN IS A previous Feinstein Junior Scholar and Roger Williams University graduate. She holds a degree in architecture and a double minor in construction management and art and architectural history. /COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU welcomes 6 Feinstein scholars in Class of 2022

BRISTOL – Six graduates of Rhode Island high schools have accepted placement at Roger Williams University this fall with Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, according to...
ABOVE, THE DECEMBER GRADUATES of the Pivot the Hustle Career Readiness Program of Roger Williams University with Adriana I. Dawson. The program provides contemporary workforce preparation for minimum-security inmates in work release. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF CONTINUING STUDIES

R.I. inmates transition into workforce with Pivot the Hustle program

PROVIDENCE – On Wednesday, a cohort of nine men will graduate from “Pivot the Hustle,” a program based at Roger Williams University that helps...
Patrice Wood

Patrice Wood to give RWU commencement address

BRISTOL – Earlier this month Roger Williams University announced WJAR-TV NBC 10 anchor Patrice Wood will give the school’s commencement address at graduation ceremonies...
AME LAMBERT is Roger Williams University's new chief diversity officer. /COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

Lambert hired as first RWU Chief Diversity Officer

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University announced on Tuesday it hired Ame Lambert as the school’s first Chief Diversity Officer as part of an effort...
Nicholas Kristof

Nicholas Kristof to speak about refugees at RWU

BRISTOL – On April 20, New York Times columnist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof will speak at Roger Williams University as part...
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