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THE AVERAGE MONTHLY student-loan debt payment in Rhode Island is $217.74, according to a study by LendEdu. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

LendEdu: Average student-loan debt, payments in R.I., Mass. among highest in...

PROVIDENCE – If you have student-loan debt in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, your monthly payments are likely to be among the highest in the...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY'S new $13.8 million School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management building is set to open Wednesday when students return to campus. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU’s new engineering and construction management lab building to open Wednesday

BRISTOL – Engineering and computer science students returning to Roger Williams University from winter break this week will start taking classes and do lab...
KATE O'HARA was named the new dean of Bristol Community College's Attleboro campus. / COURTESY BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Bristol Community College names O’Hara to lead Attleboro campus

ATTLEBORO – Bristol Community College has appointed a new dean to oversee the Attleboro campus. Kate O’Hara, who started her position Monday according to a...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY President Ronald K. Machtley was ranked as the highest-compensated private-college leader in the U.S. in 2017, according to rankings released Tuesday by The Chronicle of Higher Education. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Bryant’s Machtley, JWU’s Bowen ranked highest-compensated private-college leaders in U.S....

PROVIDENCE – A soon-to-be retired leader of a Rhode Island-based private university is ranked as the nation’s highest-compensated private-college president, while a former private...

Four regional schools included in U.S. News online program rankings

PROVIDENCE – Four universities within Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., appeared in multiple rankings by U.S. News and World Report for being among...
BROWN UNIVERSITY is projected to bring in $2.5 million in revenue from declined applications, according to a study Wednesday by LendEdu. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

LendEdu: Brown University to make $2.5M off of declined applications

PROVIDENCE – Brown University is projected to make around $2.5 million in revenue off of declined applications from prospective students seeking admission to the...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF Rhode Island announced Monday that it received the '2-Year College of the Year' award from online education news outlet Education Dive: Higher Ed.

CCRI named nation’s top 2-year college by Education Dive

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island was named the 2-Year College of the Year by the digital education news outlet Education Dive:...

URI receives $15M gift from former Hasbro chairman and CEO, wife

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The former head of one of the world’s largest toymakers has presented the University of Rhode Island with a substantial financial...
HIGHER LEARNING: From left, College Crusade of Rhode Island high school adviser Agi Kah and middle school advisers Manuela Garcia, Victor Martinez and Eric Rossi have a conversation at the organization’s Providence headquarters. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

College Crusade of Rhode Island enjoying a high degree of success

2019 PBN Business Excellence Awards EXCELLENCE AT A SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCY: The College Crusade of Rhode Island THE COLLEGE CRUSADE of Rhode Island recently finished...
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Five Questions With Ioannis Miaoulis

Ioannis Miaoulis | President, Roger Williams University 1. You have an academic and nonprofit background in science and engineering. What is Roger Williams University doing...
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