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South Kingstown to impose fines to curtail off-campus partying

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In an effort to curtail any possible COVID-19 outbreaks among college students as they return to the University of Rhode Island...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND will be laying off 122 part-time employees, most of which as of Sept. 4. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI to lay off 122 part-time employees

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan L. Hughes wrote in a letter Aug. 21 to the college community that 122 part-time...

CCRI, R.I. College projected to see enrollment declines for fall

PROVIDENCE – Two of Rhode Island’s three state colleges have publicly disclosed that they are expecting enrollment declines for the upcoming fall, as the...

Discounted tuition? Far from a no-brainer

Not long after the COVID-19 pandemic caused colleges to start teaching remotely, students balked at the idea of paying full tuition. It’s not hard...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY will be permanently laying off and full furloughing 4% of its workforce as of Aug. 17. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Bryant University to lay off, furlough 4% of workforce

SMITHFIELD – About a month after Bryant University announced that it’s facing an $11 million budget deficit brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and...
BROWN UNIVERSITY announced Tuesday that it is delaying in-person instruction until at least early October due to rising COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island and across the country. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University, UMass Dartmouth alter reopening plans to involve more online...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth respectively announced this week that their institutions have altered their fall instruction plans that...

Bryant University helps people stay connected through a health crisis

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...

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