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Bentley University Board of Trustees Elects Four New Members
The Bentley University Board of Trustees has elected four new members: Dale L. Carleton, former vice chairman and executive vice president at State Street Corporation; John (Jack) W. Cumming, chairman of the board and executive officer at Hologic Inc.; Rosabeth Moss Kanter, author and Harvard Business School Professor of Management; and Jeroen van den Hoven, professor of Moral Philosophy and vice dean of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands.
“Their collective experience and innovative thinking will be invaluable in advancing Bentley University’s mission and in executing our strategic plan,” says Trustee Chairman J. Terence Carleton (no relation to Dale).
Bentley President Gloria Cordes Larson agrees, “We are extremely fortunate to have such dedicated and insightful people serve in this critical capacity.”
Dale Carleton compiled a strong record of accomplishment during 21 years at State Street Corporation. His work as vice chairman and executive vice president centered on the firm’s financial markets business, which grew to comprise global scale foreign exchange and currency risk management, fixed income trading, asset/liability management, and global securities lending, among other areas. Initiatives launched under his watch include a sophisticated research and execution services platform for investment managers, and the acquisition of risk management services and software firm Askari. Prior to joining State Street, Carleton was a Commercial Lending Officer at Citicorp and also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Jack Cumming led Hologic for nearly a decade, securing the company’s place at the forefront of women’s health. The Bedford, Mass., firm is a leading manufacturer of diagnostic products, imaging systems, and surgical instruments for breast cancer. Since joining Hologic in 2001, Cumming served as chief executive officer, director, president and chairman, and most recently, as board chairman and executive officer. Under his leadership, company revenues reached a stunning $1.6 billion. His accomplishments have earned honors of CEO of the Year and Medical Imaging CEO of the Year from the leading research firm Frost & Sullivan. He and his wife, Pamela, are the parents of two Bentley undergraduates.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, where she specializes in strategy, innovation, and leadership for change. She is also chair and director of Harvard's Advanced Leadership Initiative, and co-founder and chair of the consulting firm, Goodmeasure, Inc. She was named to lists of the "50 Most Powerful Women in the World" (Times of London), and the "50 Most Influential Business Thinkers in the World" (Accenture and Thinkers 50 research). She received the Academy of Management's Distinguished Career Award, and was named "Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year" by the World Teleport Association. She is the author or co-author of 18 books, including the most recent, SuperCorp (Crown Business, 2009).
Jeroen van den Hoven is Professor of Moral Philosophy and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands. He is Scientific Director of the 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (The Netherlands), and Editor-in-Chief of Ethics and Information Technology (Springer). He has published numerous articles on ethics and ICT, and has received several grants from the Dutch Research Council on Ethics and Information Technology and related subjects. He has advised the Dutch Government in various roles. He has won the 2009 World Technology Award in the category Ethics for his ideas on applied ethics of technology.
The Yawkey Foundations have recognized Bentley University’s longstanding commitment to service-learning and awarded the university $500,000 to educate students to effectively lead nonprofit organizations and expand student efforts to help community groups.