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URI president speaks at student, community rally

URI president speaks at student, community rally

URI president speaks at student, community rally

University of Rhode Island president David M. Dooley spoke at a rally organized by students, faculty and staff with concerns about President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. At the event, President David Dooley said: “We are here to do a couple of things: one, I think, is to acknowledge the importance, at times like […]

URI Marks 125 Years

URI Marks 125 Years

When the University of Rhode Island launches a year of 125th-anniversary celebrations Wednesday afternoon on the Kingston Quad, President David M. Dooley will be among those recalling Abraham Lincoln, who with the stroke of a pen opened higher education to all Americans – not just those born into privilege. “I think they would agree that […]

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Osher Foundation gives $1M grant to Institute at URI

Osher Foundation gives $1M grant to Institute at URI

The Providence Journal-Jan 24, 2017

URI students, faculty gather to express ‘concern’ and ‘hope’

URI students, faculty gather to express ‘concern’ and ‘hope’

URI students, faculty gather to express ‘concern’ and ‘hope’The Providence Journal-Nov 15, 2016

University kicks off ‘Vote Yes on 4’ campaign

University kicks off ‘Vote Yes on 4’ campaign

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley, Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, URI College of Engineering Dean Raymond M. Wright, business leaders, students and other state and local officials joined at the University of Rhode Island Kingston Campus to kick off the ‘Vote Yes on […]

URI’s new media center touted as ‘transformational’ tool

URI’s new media center touted as ‘transformational’ tool

The University of Rhode Island community held a ceremonial “film cutting” to open the $6.5 million Harrington Hub for Global Leadership in Communication and Media with national media leaders, the state’s Congressional delegation, University officials, and students.  During a special ceremony President David M. Dooley welcomed everyone and discussed the global impact of communications and media in […]

Governor urges passage of $45.5M bond for URI college’s expansion

Governor urges passage of $45.5M bond for URI college’s expansion

Governor urges passage of $45.5M bond for URI college’s expansion, The Providence Journal–Oct 5, 2016

Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences

Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences

State and university officials, contributors to the project and business leaders participated in the ribbon cutting to officially open $68 million, 134,623-square-foot Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences. Funded in large part by a $61 million bond issue approved by Rhode Island voters in the 2010 election, the facility bears the name […]

Strengthening ties with universities worldwide

Strengthening ties with universities worldwide

University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley completed a week-long trip to Ghana to strengthen ties and discuss future collaborations, including student exchange programs, with the University of Cape Coast and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. URI wrote about the president’s trip and news appeared in several publications including: ​URI president visits […]

URI names vice president of student affairs

URI names vice president of student affairs

University President David M. Dooley has named the director of residence education and housing services at Michigan State University to serve as URI’s new vice president for Student Affairs. Kathy M. Collins, who has more than two decades of student affairs experience, succeeds Thomas R. Dougan, who retired in January after 30 years of service […]

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