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Dr. Michael J. Page Named Provost at Bentley University

September 8, 2010

Michael J. Page, BSc (Eng), MBA, PhD, has been appointed by the Board of Trustees to be the next Provost of Bentley University.

"Mike has proven to be an outstanding leader for Bentley and in a short time, has truly helped guide the strategic direction of the institution," said Bentley University President Gloria Cordes Larson. "He continues to not only drive the planning for university progress but is also a champion of timely implementation. I look forward to his continued contribution to the success of the university."

Before assuming his role as Provost, Mike served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Business at Bentley and the McCallum Graduate School. Prior to joining Bentley in May 2008, Page was the Dean of Post-Experience Programs of RSM Erasmus University and served as the Executive Director of the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) B.V., The Netherlands. Previously he was the Dean of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Graduate School of Business, and also served a term as its Dean of Academic Affairs.

Page is actively engaged with the international management education industry, including the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), where he is a member of the Board and AASCB International, where he serves as the Chair of the Initial Accreditation Committee. He is also active in supporting development activities offered by the Central and Eastern European Management Development Association (CEEMAN). Mike is active in business school accreditation activities around the globe.

An internal review process is underway to find a new Dean of Business at Bentley and the McCallum Graduate School.

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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