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Vaughn Williams Named Bentley's New Athletics Director

August 17, 2020

Vaughn Williams, a senior associate athletics director at Boston College, has been named the new athletics director at Bentley University. He brings more than 25 years of experience in sports administration and will begin in mid-September.  As athletics…

Racial Justice at Bentley

August 4, 2020

We, the Cabinet members of Bentley University, are committed to creating a campus community that promotes racial justice, equity and inclusion. With the Task Force on Racial Justice created and its work underway, today we are sharing a first set of strategic initiatives that will guide our next steps on racial justice at Bentley, designed to overturn policies, practices and structures that enable systemic racism on our campus.

Important Cabinet Update and a New Board Committee

August 3, 2020

Dear Members of the Bentley Community,

Bentley's response to the Blackbaud data security breach

July 24, 2020

On July 16, 2020, Bentley University was notified by a former third-party vendor, Blackbaud, that the company had been the target of a data security incident involving cybercriminals in May 2020. Blackbaud is one of the world’s largest providers of education…

Financial Times ranks master's degree in Finance #2 in the U.S.

July 20, 2020

Bentley’s master’s degree in Finance has been rated one of the best in the world by the Financial Times, coming in at #2 among all U.S. programs and #42 among the top programs in the world. In the Financial Times’ 2020 Master’s in Finance rankings, Bentley…

Northeast-10 Conference - Fall Sports Update

July 16, 2020

Dear Bentley Community, This afternoon, the Northeast-10 Conference Council of Presidents, in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 and keep our student-athletes safe, unanimously voted to suspend intercollegiate athletics competition this fall. At Bentley…

Message from the Cabinet in support of international students

July 10, 2020

Members of the Bentley Community,  The uncertainty of the pandemic and its impact on Bentley’s plans for the fall has been difficult for every member of this community. We are all quickly adapting to new learning, teaching, living and working arrangements. …

$6.5 Billion in NIH funding for Foundational Research Enabled Emergency Use Authorization of remdesivir For Treating COVID-19

July 1, 2020

The unprecedented emergency authorization of remdesivir for treating COVID-19 only four months after the virus was discovered was enabled by decades of basic research on the drug’s biological target and drugs with similar parent structures, and was supported by $6.5 billion in NIH funding, according to a study from Bentley University.

Strategies for Job Searching During a Pandemic

June 24, 2020

While everything feels more challenging during the COVID-19 pandemic, searching for a job seems especially daunting. But you can succeed despite uncertainty in the economy and current job market by staying positive, proactive and focused on proven strategies…,

Hall of Fame Coach Barbara Stevens Announces Retirement

June 23, 2020

Following a remarkable 44-year coaching career that included 1,058 wins and the 2014 NCAA Division II national championship and culminated with the announcement of her selection into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Women’s Basketball Coach…