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About the Vice President

vpaarcDr. Rosemary A. Costigan, Vice President for Academic Affairs

Under the direction of the President, Vice President for Academic Affairs Rosemary A. Costigan, Ph.D., R.N., serves as the chief academic officer of the College and is responsible for advancing the College's educational initiatives and providing vision and support in areas of educational policy, institutional planning, program review and faculty development.

Vice President Costigan works closely with academic deans, administrators and members of the faculty to lead the long-term planning of educational programs, assuring quality of instruction, selection and development of a distinguished faculty, while furthering the institution's strategic plan, goals and mission of the Community College of Rhode Island. 

Vice President Costigan is a 1978 graduate of the CCRI nursing program. She returned to teach and lead the Nursing Department prior to assuming the role of Vice President for Academic Affairs.