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Bentley professor Jane Fedorowicz was voted President-Elect of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), a leading professional organization for individuals and organizations who lead the research, teaching, practice, and study of information systems worldwide. Fedorowicz, Rae D. Anderson Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, is the second woman to serve in the role, effective July 1, 2012.
Bentley is listed amongst 8 universities from 7 countries for helping to develop the "Practical Guide to the United Nations Global Compact for Higher Education Institutions." The Guide will be the framework for adopting principles of corporate social responsibility and sustainability in universities around the world.
Leading scholars from around the world will gather at Bentley to discuss key texts in the history of Chinese medicine as a preparatory step in the editing of the Handbook of Chinese Medical Literature. Bridie Andrews, associate professor of history, will use a $24,820 conference grant from the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange to organize the conference “Understanding Chinese Medical Literature” for August, 2012.
Founding Director of the Bentley's Center for Women and Business Betsy Myers is profiled for extensive work identifying what makes leaders successful and addressing the changing needs of women in the workplace and companies who are trying to retain and advance them.
Trustee Professor of Economics Patricia Flynn is highlighted for her participation in an event hosted by the non-profit organization WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology. Alongside other panelists, Flynn discussed the economic impact of women on boards.
Professor of Management and Sociology Anthony Buono co-wrote an article published by the Financial Times on the importance of business schools paving the way for a more sustainable business future.
Director of Administrative Computing David Norman is highlighted for participating in a panel discussion on the 'Corporatization of the University' at the Boston Consortium for Higher Education with other Directors from MIT and Harvard.