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Media Coverage

Below are a few of the news highlights that have appeared in print, broadcast or online media worldwide. (Registration may be required to access some of the news links.)


Bottom Line: South Street Landing Update

Bottom Line: South Street Landing Update

RI Public Radio, The Bottom Line, Oct. 9, 2015: Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio’s Dave Fallon for the weekly business segment. They are joined by URI President David M. Dooley for an update on the South Street Landing project, a long-awaited nursing school for URI and Rhode Island College. […]

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URI President David Dooley On Campus Violence

URI President David Dooley On Campus Violence

RI Public Radio, OCT 7, 2015: URI President David Dooley discussed the status of the football team after two of its players were charged with assault during a fight. He also briefly discussed campus security following the deadly shooting at an Oregon Community College.

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URI students head back to school

URI students head back to school

WPRI 12, Eyewitness News, Sept. 7, 2015 President Dooley made an effort to welcome incoming students and their parents Sunday morning.

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Public higher education spending a stunner even at the back of the pack

Public higher education spending a stunner even at the back of the pack

Watchdog.org, Aug 18, 2015: While this is one area of public spending Rhode Island does not top … is University of Rhode Island President David Dooley, whose salary is ..

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URI Professor Tapped to Chair State Climate Change Science Board

URI Professor Tapped to Chair State Climate Change Science Board

Patch.com, August 14, 2015: President David M. Dooley comments about Professor Peter August’s appointment as chair of the new Rhode Island Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board.

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Newsmakers: President David Dooley

Newsmakers: President David Dooley

Newsmakers, WPRI, 7/24-26, 2015 President Dooley discuses a number of issues about the future of the state’s flagship school, from arming campus police to the new school for nursing in Providence and much more.

URI growing into role of education leader

URI growing into role of education leader

Providence Business News, 7/13/2015 Feature/cover story… URI President David M. Dooley says more research funding, expanded facilities and faculty growth will position the public university to play a bigger role in boosting local economy.

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Dooley’s vision for URI well worth state investment

Dooley’s vision for URI well worth state investment

Providence Business News, 7/9/2015 Editorial: Since becoming the University of Rhode Island’s president in July 2009, David M. Dooley has been unfailingly bullish on URI’s potential to become one of the nation’s elite research institutions. A look at his record indicates …

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URI considers 195 land for neuroscience center

URI considers 195 land for neuroscience center

Providence Journal, 5/29/2015 The University of Rhode Island wants to locate a second neuroscience center in Providence, potentially on 5 acres of former Route 195 land sought by real-estate investment and development company Wexford Science

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Delegation of the Rhode Island University in visit to the Province

Delegation of the Rhode Island University in visit to the Province

CN24TV, 5/26/2015 Institutional visit, President of the Rhode Island University, David M. Dooley, along with some colleagues and the President of the Province Mario Occhiuto. The American delegation is visiting the University of Calabria.

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