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Bentley Surpasses $100 Million Goal for Capital Campaign
September 25, 2005
Waltham, Mass. - The Campaign for Bentley has surpassed its $100 million goal to become the most successful fundraising campaign in the college's history -- bringing in $107 million, four times more than the previous goal in 1997.
Contributions to the Campaign for Bentley will be used to support the college's many strategic initiatives focused on academic excellence and distinction. These funds will also support Bentley's continued investment in technology and student life enhancements.
Nationally prominent scholars, technology-rich learning labs, and cutting-edge curricula that integrate business and information technology are the hallmarks of Bentley's unique position as a business schoolthatunites business education with the arts and sciences.
In addition to several facilities renovations currently underway, Bentley has increased funding to support co-curricular initiatives including community service-learning, social, recreational, athletic and cultural activities that are essential to producing fully engaged, well-rounded graduates.
Since 1997, the Bentley campus and its facilities have been transformed in many tangible ways.
In the most recent college rankings from U.S. News & World Report, Bentley was ranked among the Top 50 undergraduate business programs nationally and a Top10 Master's University in the Northeastern United States. The information systems and accounting programs are ranked in the Top 20 nationally; the accounting program is tied for #1 among New England schools with the program at MIT.
Bentley's McCallum Graduate School of Business is ranked as one of the top 10 in New England, the part-time MBA program ranked #19 nationally and is among the top 2 in New England; the Information Systems Program ranked #20 nationally and is in the top 3 in New England, according to U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools 2006" edition.
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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