Topic: budget

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University hopes to increase time for faculty research

March 6, 2018 0 comments

At yesterday’s faculty meeting, President Christina Paxson P’19 proposed that the University increase support for graduate students and free faculty of some administrative duties to allow them to focus on their research and scholarship.

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s new budget proposal aims to increase availability of medical marijuana and reduce opiod use.

Metro, News

R.I. eyes medical marijuana expansion

February 16, 2018 0 comments

The number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Rhode Island could increase from three to 15, raising $5.1 million in projected revenue, according to a new budget proposal released by Gov. Gina Raimondo Jan. 18.

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Corporation approves tuition hike in FY19

February 11, 2018 0 comments

On Saturday Feb. 11 the Corporation, the University’s uppermost governing body, voted to approve a $1.1 billion budget for the 2019 fiscal year, which is a 3.8 percent increase from last year’s and the largest in the University’s history.

Medicaid program director for the Office of Health and Human Services Patrick Tigue (left) and Secretary for the Office Eric Beane (right) address the audience during the press conference held last Thursday.

Metro, News

Gov. reveals $9.37 billion budget, relies on sports betting revenues

January 24, 2018 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s administration unveiled a $9.38 billion budget that would finance $250 million in public school reparations and allocate $3 million to growing the state’s small businesses.

Editorial: Where did all the money go?

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Where did all the money go?

November 9, 2017 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students recently decided to increase the student activities fee from $274 to $295.

Op-eds, Opinions

Hanson ’17: The truth about Brown’s budget

February 21, 2017 0 comments

As students, we should be skeptical of the budget.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: On Brown’s budget

February 21, 2017 0 comments

I appreciate the perspectives shared in Lainie Rowland’s ’17 column (“Questioning the Budget,” Feb. 15) and welcome the opportunity to clarify a few points.

Corporation-approved budget aims to achieve financial stability

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Corporation-approved budget aims to achieve financial stability

February 12, 2017 0 comments

The University’s highest governing body approved the University Resources Committee’s $1.061 billion operating budget plan for fiscal year 2018.


White House predicts soaring Providence deficit

April 22, 2016 0 comments

The National Research Network released a draft report Monday regarding the state of the financial deficit in Providence.

University News

Dean of faculty cuts $450,000 from budget

September 24, 2015 1 comment

The Office of the Dean of the Faculty has reduced the temporary teaching budget by $450,000 this year to help reduce the structural deficit.