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CHANGE MAKER? R.I. Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, who was appointed in March 2019, has been in charge of the state’s takeover of Providence public schools. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Lessons in changing leadership

EDUCATION The education sector across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts has transformed in numerous ways in recent years, ranging from new leadership taking over at...
GREETING STUDENTS: Salve Regina University President Kelli J. Armstrong stops to talk with students as they return to campus recently in Newport. Armstrong says she enjoys getting to know students and soon after she arrived at the school in 2019, she implemented “Pizza with the President” gatherings, in which she would invite cohorts of students to her house for pizza. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

MISSION FOCUSED: Salve’s first lay president is determined to uphold school’s...

(Editor's note: This is the third installment in an occasional series of interviews with the state’s new wave of higher education leaders.) When Kelli J....
THE PENNFIELD SCHOOL in Portsmouth was purchased by Salve Regina University as part of a sale and leaseback agreement for $3.4 million. / COURTESY THE PENNFIELD SCHOOL

Salve Regina University purchases Pennfield School in leaseback agreement for $3.4M

PORTSMOUTH – Salve Regina University announced Friday that it has reached a long-term sale and leaseback agreement with The Pennfield School, where the university...
SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY announced Thursday its draft plan to reopen campus in the fall. / COURTESY SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY

Salve Regina announces draft plan to reopen campus in fall

NEWPORT – Salve Regina University has revealed its draft plan to reopen campus for the upcoming fall semester. The announcement, made on Thursday, comes roughly...
SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY announced Friday it is postponing its commencement ceremonies scheduled for May due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY

PC, Salve Regina postponing commencement ceremonies

PROVIDENCE – Providence College and Newport-based Salve Regina University both announced Friday that they are postponing their respective commencement ceremonies due to the COVID-19...

The virtues of servant leadership

Kelli J. Armstrong | Salve Regina University president I was drawn to Salve Regina because of its mission, which flows from the inspirational values of...

New labs at Salve Regina offer education in nursing, forensics

WARWICK – Salve Regina University will open an advanced-practice nursing lab and a digital forensics lab next month at its Center for Adult Education...

Armstrong first layperson to serve as president of Salve Regina University

NEWPORT – Kelli J. Armstrong will be inaugurated as Salve Regina University's eighth president on Friday. A full day of events will match the theme...
SISTER JANE GERETY unveils the nameplate on the exterior of the building at Salve Regina University in Newport that was dedicated in her name on Thursday. Gerety is retiring after serving 10 years as Salve Regina's president. /ANDREA HANSEN/COURTESY SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY

Salve Regina dedicates campus building in honor of outgoing president

NEWPORT – Salve Regina University has dedicated a building on its Newport campus in the name of Sister Jane Gerety, the Salve Regina president...

Salve Regina names Kelli J. Armstrong its first lay president

NEWPORT — Salve Regina University has named Kelli J. Armstrong as its eighth president and its first lay president. The university announced the development to...

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