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Providence College is a private, Roman Catholic university in Providence, Rhode Island. The university has about 4,585 students. It was founded in 1917. The current president of the university is Fr. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. .


The athletics teams of the university are called the Friars. They have 19 varsity teams and they compete in the Big East Conference.

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