The Office of the Provost
The Provost serves as the university’s Chief Academic Officer and Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Donna Maria has held numerous academic leadership positions at Bentley since joining the university in 2010. Prior to her appointment as Provost, she served as the interim dean of the McCallum School of Business and associate professor of Management. Before joining Bentley, Donna Maria held leadership, faculty and research roles at Arizona State University, Cornell University, Touro University and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Donna Maria is the founding editor of The Business Journal of Hispanic Research and has received numerous awards including the Presidential Award from the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science and the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s Brillante Award for Hispanic Education. Donna Maria received her PhD in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, master’s degree from New York Institute of Technology, and bachelor’s degree from SUNY, College at Old Westbury.