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Gilkey’s new 3-year contract extension includes annual pay raises

PROVIDENCE – Shannon Gilkey was awarded a three-year contract extension to remain as the state’s postsecondary education commissioner that runs through Jan. 31, 2027,...

R.I. postsecondary council approves Warner as RIC’s full-time president

PROVIDENCE – Jack R. Warner will stay on as Rhode Island College’s president. In a meeting Wednesday morning, the R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously...

RIC to issue RFP for tenant to occupy former Henry Barnard...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College on Dec. 13 received the blessing from the R.I. State Properties Committee to issue a request for proposals seeking...
ROSEMARY COSTIGAN has been appointed as the Community College of Rhode Island's interim president. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

Costigan appointed as CCRI’s interim president

WARWICK – Rosemary Costigan, currently the Community College of Rhode Island’s vice president of academic affairs, has been voted by the R.I. Council on...
MEGHAN L. HUGHES will step down as president of the Community College of Rhode Island on Aug. 31. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Hughes stepping down as CCRI president on Aug. 31

WARWICK – After more than seven years at the helm, the president of the state’s community college will step away. Meghan L. Hughes, who has...
DENNIS J. DUFFY has been named the new chairperson for the R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education. / COURTESY R.I. COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION

Duffy named new R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education chair

PROVIDENCE – A longtime Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education member is elevating to the panel's top seat. Gov. Daniel J. MeKee announced late Tuesday...
FRANK D. SANCHEZ will not seek a third term as Rhode Island College's president and will leave the college at the end of June. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIC President Sanchez leaving school in June

PROVIDENCE – There will be a changing of the guard at Rhode Island College. The state-run school announced Thursday that Frank D. Sánchez, who has...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE Island will bring back some previously laid-off employees and restore pay increases for staff. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI to bring back some laid-off employees, restore pay increases

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan L. Hughes announced late Thursday that the college will bring back some previously laid-off employees...

Rhode Island names new higher education commissioner

WARWICK (AP) – A top administrator for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System has been named Rhode Island's new commissioner of postsecondary education. Shannon...
PLENTY OF ROOM: Tucker Quinn, a political science major from Warwick, studies alone at the Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick recently. Not many students are attending in-person classes in the fall semester. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Online classes don’t mean smaller tuition bill

The cost of a college education is going up through COVID-19, and the bills paid by parents or students this fall will likely reflect...
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