March 30, 2020
Commencement is such an important part of the college experience. President Davis-Blake shares the updated plan for this year's ceremony with the Class of 2020.
Read her Note
March 15, 2020
President Davis-Blake recognizes how much COVID-19 has disrupted the semester and shares her support for students.
Feb. 13, 2020
Dr. Donna Maria Blancero has been an asset to the Bentley community for a decade. Today, President Davis-Blake announces her appointment as provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Feb. 7, 2020
After a memorial service to celebrate the life of Max Evensen '20, President Davis-Blake emails the Class of 2020 about supporting one another through difficult times.
Jan. 13, 2020
As Bentley begins the spring 2020 semester, President Davis-Blake welcomes students back and shares her thoughts on the importance of community on campus.
Dec. 16, 2019
This has been a difficult weekend for all of us at Bentley as we have grieved the unexpected passing of Max Evensen '20, a bright student, talented athlete, wonderful friend, loving son and caring brother.
Nov. 25, 2019
There's plenty to give thanks for on campus this holiday season. In her annual note, President Davis-Blake shares some of what she is most thankful for this year.
Oct. 28, 2019
During Bentley's annual Rainbow Luncheon, President Davis-Blake welcomed the guests and remarked on the importance of advocating for LGBTQ inclusion on campus and beyond.
Sept. 23, 2019
In this article, featured in the Sept./Oct. 2019 issue of AGB's Trusteeship Magazine, President Davis-Blake discusses the importance of partnering with trustees and donors to launch innovative initiatives on campus. In doing so, President Davis-Blake explains how colleges and universities need to find their niche in the higher education market to remain successful.
Aug. 21, 2019
At the 2019 Convocation Ceremony, Bentley welcomed the newest members of our community and their families to campus. During the ceremony, President Davis-Blake encouraged incoming students to remain open to new opportunities as they embark on their college journey.
Aug. 5, 2019
Over the weekend our nation was struck by two senseless acts of violence that left 31 people dead and many more injured. As updates have come in, I’ve struggled to find the words to express how deeply saddened I am by these tragic acts.
May 18, 2019
President Davis-Blake addresses the Class of 2019.
March 19, 2019
Ronald O’Hanley, president and chief executive officer of State Street Corporation, will be the undergraduate speaker. Robert E. Quinn, Margaret Elliot Tracy Collegiate Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, will be the graduate speaker.
March 15, 2019
Today we woke to another senseless act of violence, the murder of dozens of people worshiping at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Jan. 28, 2019
I’m pleased to announce that Michael Johnson-Cramer, D.B.A, the founding director and former interim dean of the Freeman College of Management at Bucknell University, has been named as the new Dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School at Bentley.
Jan. 31, 2019
On Tuesday, students, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Bentley’s 33rd annual luncheon.
Jan. 7, 2019
In June, I announced the creation of a new Division of Strategic Communications running out of the President’s Office to ensure that the university’s communications are clear, coherent and aligned with our strategic goals.
Dec. 7, 2018
I’m saddened to tell you that Dr. W. Michael Hoffman, the founder of Bentley’s Center for Business Ethics, a national pioneer in the field of business ethics, and a beloved member of the Bentley community for 44 years, has died.
Nov. 6, 2018
We are all responsible for fostering an atmosphere where political and other views can be freely voiced and debated. Let us recommit ourselves to that effort beginning today.
Oct. 29, 2018
As we extend support, hope and healing to those in Pennsylvania and Kentucky, I ask that we extend tolerance and an open mind to those in our own communities who hold different political views, belong to different groups or come from different backgrounds.
Oct. 23, 2018
Dr. Alison Davis-Blake, the former business school dean at the Universities of Michigan and Minnesota, was inaugurated as the eighth president of Bentley University on Oct. 19, 2018.
Oct. 19, 2018
Dr. Davis-Blake's inauguration ceremony was attended by students, faculty, staff, alumni and other members of the extended Bentley community.
Oct. 19, 2018
Here at Bentley, right here and right now, we have the exciting chance to imagine what the future of leadership in business and in society can be, and to create business-focused education for the next generation of leaders.
Oct. 19, 2018
Dr. Coleman, the president of the Association of American Universities, called Dr. Davis-Blake "a new leader perfect for the opportunities that await Bentley."