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When I left Illinois State University for a post at Bentley University three years ago, it raised a few eyebrows among the liberal-arts colleagues I was leaving behind and at the business university where I would become their dean of arts and sciences.

February 13, 2014
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Daniel L. Everett

How can it be that in 2013, women currently hold just 10 to 15 percent of the senior leadership (C-Suite) positions in corporate America? To get a different result — to truly support, retain and promote women in the workplace — we should be engaging men in the conversation as full partners.

February 3, 2014
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Betsy Myers

All handwringing over the plight of the millennials notwithstanding, this is a great time to be graduating from college. The Great Recession is receding. Major stock market indices are achieving all-time highs.

January 23, 2014
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Fred Ledley

When people think about educating artists, they often focus primarily on the technical artistic skills. But given the current economic climate, simply being able to write, sing, or sculpt isn’t enough. Tomorrow’s most successful students will come from programs and schools that recognize the importance of integrating business training into their arts education.

January 8, 2014
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Gregory L. Farber

Getting ahead in business may depend on looking back.

December 12, 2013
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Chris Beneke

Even after fixing enormous technical glitches, the Affordable Care Act website still may not be usable for consumers. What will it take for the government to get it right?

November 25, 2013
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Bill Gribbons

Corporate demand for data analysts has academic institutions jostling to educate them. How do we give graduates what it takes to do the job?

October 22, 2013
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Dominique Haughton

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