University of Rhode Island

June 9, 2008

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

To honor students, alumni and faculty of the Rhode Island State College (University of Rhode Island) who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War I, Vice President Robert A. Weygand and I invite you to the reinstallation of the Memorial Gateway Plaque.

This ceremony will commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the original dedication of The Memorial Gateway on Upper College Road.

We plan to reenact the dedication of 1928 described by President Howard Edwards as "simple, but impressive" with your presence on Monday, June 16, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. at the Memorial Gateway located at the corner of Upper College Road and Briar Lane on the Kingston Campus. 

Please RSVP your attendance by calling (401) 874-9455 or send an e-mail to  Thank you.


Robert L. Carothers

URI Public Programming and Events * Division of University Advancement * Phone: 401-874-2014