Meghan Hughes

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Meghan Hughes, president of the Community College of Rhode Island, joins Bonus Q&A to discuss reshaping the state’s workforce, increasing college completion rates, and what colleges need from K-12 schools. 

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Meghan Hughes, president of the Community College of Rhode Island, joins Political Roundtable to discuss a jump in the school’s enrollment this year, the federal rollback of protections for some young undocumented immigrants and more. 

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Rhode Island's Council on Post-Secondary Education has appointed Meghan Hughes as president for the state community college system.

Hughes will succeed outgoing CCRI President Ray DiPasquale, who announced plans to step down after more than 10 years running CCRI.

The former executive director of Year Up Providence, a non profit organization dedicated to workforce education, Hughes will be the fifth president of CCRI.

She will take the helm of a community college system with campuses in Providence, Warwick, Newport, Lincoln and Westerly.