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David A. Hughey Named Vice Chairman of the Bentley College Board of Trustess

June 7, 1998

 

WALTHAM, Mass. - David A. Hughey of Meredith, N.H., has been elected vice chairman of the Bentley College Board of Trustees.

A 1955 graduate of the college, Hughey has served on a number of the board's committees, and also served as vice chair from 1990 to 1994. In 1987, Hughey established the David A. and Elizabeth C. Hughey Scholarship Fund, named after he and his late wife; in May 1997, Bentley established the David and Elizabeth Hughey Center for Financial Services, which includes the college's Trading Room.

Hughey was executive vice president and chief accounting officer at Dean Witter InterCapital, Inc., from 1986 until his retirement in 1996. Previously, her served 25 years with the Putnam Companies, eventually rising to the rank of senior vice president of operations. He began his career as a manager at Price Waterhouse. In 1987, Hughey was named the winner of the National Investment Companies Services Association's Robert A. Gould Award for outstanding service to the mutual fund industry.

A certified public accountant since 1960, Hughey has served as a director of the Piper Jaffray Family of Mutual Funds, and is a former director of the Investment Company Institute (ICI) Mutual Insurance

Company. In the past, he has sat on the investment company committee of NASD; acted as chairman of the

ICI/NASD Task Force; served as chairman and on the operations committee of ICI; and served as chair of the National Investment Companies Services Association.

Hughey succeeds John T. Collins, who was elected chair of the Bentley College Board of Trustees.

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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