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the prop: Edwin Pacheco brought his mother’s Providence College diploma. They worked on their degrees together, the first and second in the family to graduate, he from URI in 2005, she in 2006. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Edwin Pacheco, 36

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND INTERIM VICE PRESIDENT OF COLLEGE ADVANCEMENT – RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE Where do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? Over the next...

Report: URI’s Dooley earned $369K in 2016-17 academic year

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley was reported to have made $369,200 in the 2016-2017 school year, according to...
SPREADING OPPORTUNITY: Donald J. Farish succeeded in expanding the benefits of higher education to an increasingly diverse student population. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/­RUPERT WHITELEY

Farish leaves legacy of inclusion and value of education in R.I.

Rhode Island lost more than a passionate and articulate advocate for the value of higher education when Donald J, Farish died recently at the...

O’Neil Outar Named RISD’s Vice President for Institutional Engagement

(Providence, Rhode Island) July 03, 2018 – After an extensive international search, O’Neil A.S. Outar joined Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in January...

A B.A. isn’t the only way

Every year millions of Americans receive an asset that, based on past performance, promises to nearly double their lifetime incomes: a bachelor’s degree. Earning...
UMASS DARTMOUTH professor Pamela Karimi was awarded the 2018 Manning Prize for teaching along with faculty from the four other UMass campuses. Above, from left to right, UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, UMass Amherst professor Linda Isbell, UMass President Marty Meehan, UMass Boston professor Olivia Weisser, UMass Lowell lecturer Deborah Finch, UMass Dartmouth professor Pamela Karimi, UMass Lowell alum and prize co-founder Donna Manning, UMass Medical School professor Anne Gilroy, UMass Lowell alum, prize co-founder and Board of Trustees Chairman Rob Manning, UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Robert E. Johnson, UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael Collins and UMass Boston Chancellor Barry Mills. / COURTESY UMASS DARTMOUTH/ROB CARLIN

UMass Dartmouth’s Karimi awarded 2018 Manning Prize

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Pamela Karimi received the Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching, UMass announced Wednesday. The state school system...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND has established a new endowed professorship in the College of Business with a $1 million commitment from Fredrick J. Newton III and and Susan Newton. / COURTESY URI

URI receives $1M to create endowed professorship in the College of...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island has established a new endowed professorship for the College of Business with a $1 million commitment...

UMass Dartmouth appoints VanderGheynst as dean of the College of Engineering

DARTMOUTH - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has appointed Jean VanderGheynst as dean of the College of Engineering, UMass announced Wednesday. VanderGheynst currently serves as...
DAVID COX has been named coach of the University of Rhode Island's men's basketball team. / COURTESY URI

Cox named URI men’s basketball coach

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – David Cox, former associate head coach to Dan Hurley, has been hired as the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball head...
DAN HURLEY, the former URI men's basketball coach, has signed a six year deal to coach the University of Connecticut men's basketball team. / COURTESY URI

Are you happy or sad that Dan Hurley signed to be...

Following his successful run as the men’s basketball coach at the University of Rhode Island, which culminated with two consecutive appearances in the NCAA...
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