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Bentley College to Host Bell Atlantic Lecture in Business Ethics on February 28

February 7, 2000

 

WALTHAM, Mass. -The Center for Business Ethics (CBE) at Bentley College will host the Bell Atlantic Visiting Professorship in Business Ethics and Technology on February 28 through March 3. Laura Hartman, Grainger chair of Business Ethics at the University of Wisconsin, will kick off the week with a public lecture, "Technology and Ethics: Privacy in the Workplace," on Monday, February 28 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Wilder Pavilion in the Adamian Academic Center at Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts.

In addition to the public lecture, Hartman will visit classes to speak to students throughout the week and lead a separate faculty workshop, "Critical Issues in Ethics and Information Technology." Hartman's responsibilities as Grainger Chair of Business Ethics at the University of Wisconsin include ethics integration in the Graduate MBA, Executive MBA and Evening MBA business ethics programs. At DePaul University, Hartman was director of the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics and held the Wicklander Chair in Professional Ethics. She received the DePaul Excellence in Teaching Award while she was an associate professor of legal studies and ethics at Kellstadt Graduate School. Hartman's teaching experiences have focused on Business Ethics, Employment Law, Human Resource Management, Business Law and Antitrust Law, among other courses.

The Bell Atlantic Visiting Professorship in Business Ethics and Information Technology is a way in which Bentley College builds an ethical knowledge base and promotes ethical business conduct. Through the generous support of Bell Atlantic, the college is able to advance with this unique and valuable professorship. For more information please contact the Bentley College Center for Business Ethics at 781/891-2981.

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit www.bentley.edu

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