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Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards 2020 | 500-1,499 EMPLOYEES 2. Bryant University | Ross Gittell, President | Number of employees: 692 IN ADDITION TO...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND announced Thursday it has launched it's largest fundraising campaign to date, seeking to raise $250 million by 2024. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI’s largest-ever campaign seeks to raise $250M by 2024

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island announced Thursday that it has launched a $250 million campaign, the largest such campaign in the...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE announced Monday that it is postponing its 2020 commencement until 'sometime' in 2021. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Providence College postpones 2020 commencement to 2021

PROVIDENCE – Providence College’s Class of 2020 will have to wait until next year to celebrate their achievements in person. The college announced Monday that...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE announced Friday its reopening plan for the fall, which includes most of its classes being held online. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

RIC’s reopening plan involves most classes being held online

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College’s reopening plan for the fall will involve most of their classes being held online, the state college announced Friday. The...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY announced late Tuesday that it has postponed its 2020 in-person commencement ceremony until May 23, 2021. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Bryant postpones 2020 commencement until May 2021

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University will not hold its in-person 2020 commencement ceremony Aug. 29 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence and the ceremony...
THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS announced Monday that it will freeze tuition across all its campuses, including the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, for the 2020-21 academic year.

UMass to freeze tuition for upcoming academic year

DARTMOUTH – University of Massachusetts announced Monday that it will freeze in-state undergraduate and graduate tuition across all of its campuses, including the University...
KYLE J. MCINNIS has been named the new provost for Johnson & Wales University. / COURTESY JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY

JWU names McInnis provost

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University has named Kyle J. McInnis the university’s provost, JWU announced Monday. McInnis, who has spent close to three decades...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY announced Friday that it will have to reduce its workforce and make other budget cuts due to an $1 million budget gap brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Bryant University, facing $11M budget deficit, to reduce workforce and pay

SMITHFIELD – Facing an $11 million budget deficit brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Bryant University President Ross Gittell, in a letter issued Friday...
DAVID M. DOOLEY earned $443,136 in 2019 as president of the University of Rhode Island, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education Friday. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI president Dooley earned $443K in 2019

PROVIDENCE – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley earned $443,136 in 2019, according to a new report released Friday by the Chronicle...

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