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UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND President David M. Dooley earned total compensation of $426,333 in 2018. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

URI’s Dooley earns $426K in 2018

PROVIDENCE – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley earned $426,333 in 2018, according to a Chronicle of Higher Education report issued this...

Want a job? Cybersecurity is the ticket

The success of the Real Jobs Rhode Island program is predicated on the idea that workforce development should be driven by the needs of...
CHARTERCARE HEALTH PARTNERS IS CLOSING the St. Joseph School of Nursing, citing enrollment and tuition issues. / COURTESY OUR LADY OF FATIMA HOSPITAL

CharterCARE closes St. Joseph School of Nursing

NORTH PROVIDENCE – CharterCARE Health Partners announced that it will permanently close the St. Joseph School of Nursing this year after 117 years of...

URI needs own board of trustees

There is no question, the University of Rhode Island is not like the Community College of Rhode Island, nor even Rhode Island College. Yet...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND President David M. Dooley appeared before the House Finance Committee Monday in support of legislation that would create a URI board of trustees. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Do you think that the University of Rhode Island should have...

University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley went before the General Assembly recently to argue that URI needs an independent board of trustees...

NEBHE report: Income data shows college education remains great value

PROVIDENCE – Yes, a college education has gotten expensive, but a new report from the New England Board of Higher Education says the costs...

RI Promise deserves passage

Sometimes the corny thing can be the right thing.Such is the case with General Treasurer Seth Magaziner’s plan to deposit $529 into the 529...
R.I. GENERAL TREASURER Seth Magaziner announced that any baby born on or adopted non May 29 will receive an additional $529 to a CollegeBoundSaver account. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

General Treasurer to award $529 grants on May 29 for 529...

PROVIDENCE – Babies born or adopted on Wednesday in Rhode Island will receive an additional $529 deposited into a CollegeBoundSaver account, in celebration of...
RON MACHTLEY, longtime Bryant University president, says he's stepping down in 2020. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Bryant President Machtley announces plan to retire in 2020

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley, who has led the university for 23 years, announced Monday that he will retire as president...
RHODE ISLAND INSTITUTIONS had the second-highest average student debt per borrower, according to a report from Lendedu.com.

Report: R.I. has 2nd-highest average student debt in U.S. in 2017

PROVIDENCE – The average student loan debt per borrower who graduated from a Rhode Island college or university in 2017 was $35,371, the second-highest...
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