Bentley University has appointed Phillip Knutel as Chief Information Officer. The 15-year Bentley veteran will now serve as the principal technology leader, overseeing a $19M budget and more than 100 staff from seven IT units.
Bentley’s is among 47 leading universities and management schools worldwide recognized for work to ensure a sustainable future, noted in the UN Global Compact’s Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME: Placing Sustainability at the Heart of Management Education.
Bentley University is among 15 institutions honored for innovative work in faculty retirement. Bentley demonstrated a “best practice” with a phased approach to the three stages of faculty careers: the development of a legacy, the transition into retirement, and the continuing involvement of faculty in the academic community post-retirement.
The Gerald R. Ferrera Service Fellowship, established in honor of the popular and committed professor of Law at Bentley, is designed to encourage student internships at non-profit organizations. The program will provide a stipend for two fellows each year to pursue work at non-profit organizations, government agencies and NGOs in the United States and abroad. The first fellows will be selected in spring 2013 for service during the summer.
Two teams of Bentley University sophomores placed second and third in the 2012 Price Chopper Ultimate Innovation Competition. The program challenges undergraduate and graduate college students to develop an original, creative, and innovative concept that would be relevant and meaningful to the northeast supermarket retailer.
Economics Professor Dave Gulley interviews with Fox 25 about recentley released proposal for a casino site in Suffolk Downs. He shares his input on locals concerns, economic benefits and more. See it all here.
Bentley Sophomore Lindsay Beauregard is highlighted for placing third in a national online video contest where she explained how she intends to use her major after graduation. Beauregard garnered enough votes to win a two-thousand dollar scholarship.