Posts Tagged: College Crusade of Rhode Island

Rhode Island Pilots a Partnership for Combating Summer Melt

Imagine that you have a big trip coming up to someplace you have never been before. You’ve been thinking about this trip for a long time, and many people have helped you plan it and figure out how to pay for it. Along the way, you’ve managed to book the ticket and reserve a place to stay. You are apprehensive about going, but all of your friends are getting ready for similar trips, and there i...

Evidence-Based Research: The Impact of the College Crusade GEAR UP Program in RI

The federal GEAR UP program in Rhode Island led to large advantages for students who participated in the program in terms of persistence through the middle and high school years, high school graduation and college enrollment. The Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program, more commonly known as GEAR UP, is a product of federal legislation designed to increase high school co...

Campus Comings and Goings as Fall 2010 Approaches

Among recent comings and goings on New England campuses, Kenneth W. Freeman, former CEO of Quest Diagnostics Inc., was appointed dean of Boston University's School of Management. Freeman also chairs the board of trustees at Bucknell University and is an executive-in-residence at Columbia Business School.****Harvard Business School also welcomes a new dean, Nitin Nohria, who served as co-chair of t...