Leadership & Governance

Evangelical Speaker Brings Controversy to U. of Rhode Island President's Inauguration

Nora Lewis, U. of Rhode Island

David M. Dooley became president of the U. of Rhode Island last summer. He has invited the minister of a controversial Baptist church to speak at his inauguration.
March 30, 2010

College presidents' inaugurations are feel-good affairs. People expect to hear soaring yet predictable rhetoric, the sort found in fund-raising brochures, and the only controversy is typically the price tag.

David M. Dooley, the University of Rhode…

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