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SEAN F. REID has been named the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs for Providence College. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Providence College names Reid provost

PROVIDENCE – Sean F. Reid, dean of Ithaca College School of Business, is joining the leadership team at Providence College. Reid will be the private...
BROWN UNIVERSITY approved a $1.3 billion consolidated base budget for the 2021 fiscal year. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown approves $1.3B base fiscal budget; numbers may change due to...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has approved its $1.3 billion consolidated base budget for the 2021 fiscal year, a budget that increases financial support for...
DAVID M. DOOLEY announced Monday that he will retire as president of the University of Rhode Island in June 2021. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Dooley to retire as URI president in June 2021

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley on Monday announced that he will retire in June 2021, after 12 years...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE will hold a virtual commencement ceremony Saturday. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

RIC to hold virtual commencement ceremony this weekend; PC to hold...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College will hold virtual commencements this weekend, while Providence College will hold a virtual degree conferral ceremony on Sunday. RIC normally...

Career path won’t be straight to top

Today’s graduates start their job search with a belief that they should enter their company or industry of choice immediately after graduation. At least...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY is working on protocols in order to return to campus life next fall. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU, Salve working on protocols to reopen campus in the fall

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University and Salve Regina University have joined the growing list of local colleges announcing their intentions to return to campus...
BROWN UNIVERSITY announced Wednesday it is considering multiple scenarios in order to reopen its campus in the fall after closing it this spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown announces multiple scenarios to reopen campus in fall; to hold...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced Wednesday a range of scenarios in order to reopen its campus in the fall, as well as moving its...
BROWN UNIVERSITY is a defendant in a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court of Rhode Island related to fees, housing costs and tuition collected during the COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown student files lawsuit against school over tuition, room and board...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University is a defendant in a federal class-action lawsuit filed Thursday in which a student has alleged the Ivy League university...

Students could use wellness plan

As a psychologist and the mother of two college-aged students, I am concerned about my children’s future emotional well-being. I know that the late...
WHEATON COLLEGE in Norton intends to have campus life return in the fall, with restrictions in place for health and safety, according to college President Dennis M. Hanno in a letter to the community Tuesday. / COURTESY WHEATON COLLEGE

Hanno: Wheaton College intends to have campus life return in fall

NORTON – Wheaton College intends to have campus life at the private college return for the upcoming fall semester, Wheaton President Dennis M. Hanno...

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