Topic: Briefs

University News

Tisch accepts position at Cohen’s new firm

April 9, 2015 7 comments

Chancellor Thomas Tisch ’76 P’18 accepted a position on the advisory board of Point72, the firm founded by Corporation Trustee Steven Cohen P’08 P’16.

Metro, University News

Despite snow, U. does not cancel operations

February 2, 2015 3 comments

The University will engage in regular operations for the entire day Monday, despite a city parking ban declared by Mayor Jorge Elorza effective at 2 a.m.

University News

WVU lays groundwork for Gee to remain president

March 3, 2014 0 comments

Former President E. Gordon Gee, currently the interim president at West Virginia University, will hold the post for the long term.

Higher Ed, Metro

Chafee seeks to raise taxes and education funding

February 1, 2012 0 comments

  In his annual State of the State address last night, Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 concentrated on the state budget and emphasized the importance of optimism in the face of Rhode Island’s dire economic climate.

University News

Kennedy to teach seminar Monday

January 27, 2012 0 comments

Former Democratic Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy will begin co-teaching a seminar on policy and research funding for mental health and neuroscience Monday, the University announced yesterday.