Tonya Riley

Senior Staff Writer

Tonya is a senior staff writer reporting on the finance and fundraising beat. This is her second semester covering the beat. She is a member of the class of 2015 concentrating in history.

You can contact her at tonya.jo.riley (at) gmail.com.

Articles by Tonya Riley (54)

Ray Kelly committee releases initial report

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Ray Kelly committee releases initial report

February 19, 2014 21 comments

When administrators decided to shut down Ray Kelly’s lecture last semester, they did so in part because some feared that protests could turn violent.

The Corporation approved an expansion of the University’s budget to $941.5 million — which will create a deficit — at its meeting this weekend.

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Corporation approves 3.8 percent tuition hike

February 10, 2014 13 comments

The Corporation approved a 3.8 percent increase in undergraduate tuition and fees as part of the University’s fiscal year 2015 budget.

Sexual misconduct disciplinary process alienates accused

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Sexual misconduct disciplinary process alienates accused

April 24, 2013 26 comments
This article is part of the series Silent Violence

This story, the third in a four-part series, explores the disciplinary and social trials undergone by students who have been accused of sexual assault.

The campaign’s goals include expanding and changing use of facilities and increasing its ranks of faculty members and graduate students. Herald file photo.

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U. launches $160 million campaign to expand engineering

April 11, 2013 4 comments

The new School of Engineering facilities will be on College Hill, adminstrators said.

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U. launches $160 million campaign to grow School of Engineering

April 10, 2013 0 comments

Physical expansions to the school will remain on College Hill.

Paxson’s capital campaign will follow precedent

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Paxson’s capital campaign will follow precedent

March 20, 2013 0 comments

In the past 50 years, a campaign’s level of success has shaped presidential legacies.

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Federal research funding faces cuts

March 4, 2013 1 comment

Sequester will strike $85 billion from national budget, including funding for NIH and NSF.

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Possible cuts to federal funding delayed, still pose threat

February 21, 2013 0 comments

The Corporation has approved the use of reserve funds in advance of the possible sequester.

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R.I. test scores see no significant change

February 12, 2013 0 comments

A new policy mandates a “proficiency” score on an assessment exam as a graduation requirement.

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Social choice fund still holds only one donation

February 1, 2013 0 comments

The minimum donation requirement continues to deter contributions from young alums.