Legislative appropriations for Rhode Island arts agencies are projected to reach $2.1 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $1.97 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
David M. Dooley, president of the University of Rhode Island, earned $380,000 in 2018, making Dooley the highest-paid public employee in Rhode Island last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
The Davis-Bahcall program is an all-expense paid, summer travel program sponsored by the Sanford Underground Research Facility, Black Hills State University, the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium and First Premier Bank.
The South Dakota Education Association/NEA is calling for applications for the new Gordon Horgen Memorial Scholarship, which will be awarded to Native American students who are planning on entering the teaching profession.
Job growth in Rhode Island is expected to reach 0.8 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1.3 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.