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Commencement to be Held Later this Year

March 30, 2020

Commencement will be held later this year, President Alison Davis-Blake announced, as Bentley and the global community continue to take measures to protect our society against the spread of COVID-19. With increased travel restrictions and state and federal…

William Read Named New Dean of Business

March 25, 2020

William Read, PhD, professor of Accountancy and a distinguished member of the Bentley community for more than 40 years, has been named as the new dean of business, effective immediately.

Bentley Elects New Trustees

March 19, 2020

The Board of Trustees has elected two new members, expanding skill sets and perspectives within the governing body. Gordon A. Pulsifer ’80, P ’08 ’19 and Caryn Beck-Dudley, JD join the board as Bentley enters the new decade and begins launching initiatives in…

Speaking in Harmony

March 19, 2020

An online English tutoring program by Bentley students for students in Afghanistan offers more than language lessons; it promotes peace in a country at war. Robert McNulty, director of programs for Bentley’s Hoffman Center for Business Ethics, launched the…

8 Questions with Trustee Caryn Beck-Dudley

March 11, 2020

Caryn Beck-Dudley, a new member of the university’s Board of Trustees, believes that higher education has the power to transform lives. As dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, she works with faculty, staff and alumni to implement…

Bentley Graduates Report 98 Percent are Employed or in Graduate School

March 6, 2020

Ninety-eight percent of Bentley University’s undergraduate Class of 2019 are employed, attending or planning to attend graduate school, according to statistics reported six months after their graduation. Bentley graduates also reported an increase in salaries…

New research shows pharma companies are more profitable than most S&P 500 companies

March 3, 2020

                Professor Fred Ledley
Large pharmaceutical companies are more profitable than most companies in the S&P 500 according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) titled “…

Lessons from Liam

February 24, 2020

Above, Liam Ryan with Falcon teammate Jailen Branch ’22 When Bentley’s football team huddled around a video at the start of its latest season, players were not analyzing tactics of a future opponent. They were meeting a new teammate. The parents of 5-year-…

Taking Bentley Forward

February 18, 2020

Professor of Finance Otgo Erhemjamts has been appointed to the new role of associate vice president and associate provost for strategic initiatives. Here, she talks about the position and how her background — from Mongolia to the Museum of Science — will help…, How will strategic partnerships tie into online education at Bentley? Partnerships with employers are important to Bentley’s success because many organizations offer education and training to their employees as a benefit. Tapping into that demand in the form…

Dr. Donna Maria Blancero, A Champion for Diversity and Inclusion, Named as Provost

February 13, 2020

Bentley University has announced the appointment of Dr. Donna Maria Blancero, who has worked for decades to champion Latinos and people of color, as its provost and vice president for academic affairs. The announcement comes after a comprehensive, national…