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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...
Thomas M. Ryan, former chairman, CEO and president of CVS Health, and his wife Cathy Ryan have made the largest private gift in the University of Rhode Island's history. The $35 million gift will be split into three parts: $24 million will go to the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience, $10 million will establish the Thomas M. Ryan Scholars program and a $1 million challenge grant will go toward upgrading facilities for men's and women's basketball. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI receives $35M gift from Thomas and Cathy Ryan

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Former CVS Health Corp. Chairman, CEO and President Thomas M. Ryan and his wife, Cathy, made a $35 million contribution to...
BROWN UNIVERSITY ranked No. 7 overall on the 2020 college and university rankings conducted by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

6 local colleges and universities make top 250 in 2020 WSJ...

PROVIDENCE – Four Rhode Island colleges and universities and two Bristol County, Mass., institutions ranked in the top 250 schools for 2020, as determined...
SEVEN RHODE ISLAND and two Massachusetts schools were on Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2019" list.

9 local colleges among Forbes’ top 650

PROVIDENCE – Forbes has ranked seven Rhode Island schools and two Bristol County, Mass., schools among the best 650 four-year, degree-granting institutions in the...
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