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R.I. Rep. Joseph McNamara Named NEBHE Chair, Mass. Rep. Patricia Haddad Named NEBHE Vice Chair

Comings and Goings … Delegates to the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) selected Rhode Island state Representative Joseph M. McNamara as board chair and Massachusetts Rep. Patricia Haddad as board vice chair at their annual spring meeting in March held at Lasell College, Newton, Mass. The appointments are for a two-year term. NEBHE's board of delegates comprises distingui...

Marie Bernardo-Sousa, New President of Johnson & Wales University Providence

Marie Bernardo-Sousa has been named president of the Providence Campus of Johnson & Wales University (JWU). She replaces Mim L. Runey, who was appointed chancellor of JWU in October 2018. Her appointment to the presidency caps Bernardo-Sousa’s 30-year career at JWU where she first came to the Providence Campus as an undergraduate student. Her first position was in the registrar’s offic...

Angélica Infante-Green is Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo’s Choice for Education Commissioner

Governor Gina M. Raimondo has nominated leading educator, policymaker and advocate Angélica Infante-Green as Rhode Island's next Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education. Following the Governor's announcement, education leaders across the country voiced their support for Infante-Green. If confirmed by the Rhode Island Board of Education, she will be the state's first Latina Commis...