Spotlight for Career Services Professionals
Spotlight for Recruiting Professionals
September 26, 2012
Bobbi Koppel, who directed the University of
Rhode Island’s (URI) career services office for 20 years, died on September 12.
A resident of Newport, Koppel started at URI
in 1974 to pursue her doctorate in English. She served as a graduate assistant and
as a special instructor in the English Department and the College of Business
Administration before becoming the assistant director of career services.
Koppel took over career services director duties in 1992.
She earned her bachelor's degree in
psychology and journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana, and her
master's degree in English from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.