Press Release

June 29, 2021

Cassie Goryl, Human Resources Partner and Communication at Rhode Island School of Design, to Serve as Chair of CUPA-HR’s Eastern Region Board of Directors

Cassie Goryl, human resources partner and communication at Rhode Island School of Design, has been selected to serve as chair of the Eastern Region board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) for the 2021-22 fiscal year. She will begin her term on July 1.

Goryl has served on the Eastern Region board of directors for two years. She also served as president of the association’s Southern New England Chapter.



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