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Shawn G. Parker
Tel: 401-333-7251

Office Hours - Spring 2015
M/W 2-4pm, FL 2361
T/TH 2-4 pm, KN 3013

Denise Lazo
Vice President
Allied Health
Tel: 401-333-7343

Sandra Luzzi-Sneesby
Secretary and
Website Content Manager
Computer Studies
Tel: 401-825-2063

John S. Ribezzo
Business Administration
Tel: 401-825-2326

Jennifer Azevedo
NEARI Representative
Tel: 401-463-9630

Faculty Association/NEARI

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President DiPasquale Calls Town Hall Meetings NEW

A message from President Di Pasquale

"I will be hosting town meetings on all four campuses, as I have done in the past, to update our faculty, staff and students on current issues.

I am very pleased that Shawn Parker, president of the CCRI Faculty Association, will be joining me at these meetings. We hope that you will make every effort to attend.

We will be updating you about the performance-based budgeting legislation and specific matters about your particular campus.

The meeting schedule is:

--1 p.m. on Monday, March 23, (rear faculty dining room) Flanagan 

--3 p.m. on Monday, March 30, (auditorium) Newport

--9 a.m. on Thursday, April 16, (Room 4090) Knight 

--2 p.m. on Monday, April 20, (auditorium) Liston"

Message from President Parker  NEW

Dear fellow faculty members,

Yesterday I sent out a message with a very brief summary of our meeting with the Commissioner for Post-Secondary Education in February and the pending legislation at the state house that would dramatically change how CCRI is funded by the state. That was but one of many troubling statements made by the commissioner that I need to inform faculty about. [MORE]

An Urgent Message VIDEO

Upcoming Events:
Executive Committee Meeting
March 27, 2015, 2pm, Lincoln campus


The CCRI Faculty Association (CCRIFA) represents full-time faculty members at the Community College of Rhode Island. The Faculty Association is a local affiliate of the state National Education Association-Rhode Island (NEARI) and the National Education Association (NEA). The Association e-mail address is

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