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Company Overview of University Of Rhode Island

Company Overview

University of Rhode Island is a research and graduate institution offering graduate and undergraduate programs. The colleges of the university include College of Arts and Sciences, College of Continuing Education, College of Business Administration, College of Engineering, College of Environment and Life Sciences, College of Human Science and Services, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Graduate School of Oceanography. University of Rhode Island was formerly known as Rhode Island State College. The university was established in 1888 and is based in Kingston, Rhode Island. It has endowment assets worth $74.7 million.

14 Upper College Road

Kingston, RI 02881

United States

Founded in 1892





Key Executives for University Of Rhode Island

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Interim Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
Vice President of Administration
Director of Dining and Retail Food Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

University Of Rhode Island Key Developments

University Of Rhode Island Presents at Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo, Oct-21-2017

University Of Rhode Island Presents at Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo, Oct-21-2017 . Venue: Chicago, Illinois, United States. Speakers: Navindra Seeram, Associate Professor.

The University of Rhode Island Announces Executive Appointments

The University of Rhode Island has named Jeannette E. Riley, of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, to be dean of its College of Arts and Sciences. She will take office later this month, after closing out her tenure as dean of a similar college at UMass Dartmouth. Riley will succeed Winifred “Winnie” Brownell, named dean of the college in 1999. Leslie Mahler, associate professor of communicative disorders in the College of Health Sciences, has been appointed the new director of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program, where she already is on the faculty. She succeeds Nasser Zawia, College of Pharmacy professor and dean of the Graduate School, a post he will retain. He was the founding director of the neuroscience program six years ago, and had reached the end of the directorship’s two-term maximum limit.

University of Rhode Island Announces Board Changes

The University of Rhode Island has selected Penny Jo Rosenthal as the new director of the University's Women's Center. She will begin her duties May 15, 2017 on the Kingston campus, after having served as assistant professor of counseling and student personnel for almost six years at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Prior to that, she was director of Iowa State University's Margaret Sloss Women's Center from June 2001 to July 2011. Rosenthal succeeds Interim Director Racine L. Ramos, who will return to her position as coordinator of violence prevention and advocacy services.

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