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The Human Dimension of IT - Focus of Upcoming Lecture at Bentley College

February 24, 2003

WALTHAM, Mass. - Francis J. Daly, corporate director of ethics and business conduct at Northrop Grumman Corporation, will deliver a lecture entitled "Reply, Delete,Or Relate? I.T.'s Human Dimension" at Bentley College on Monday, March 31, 2003 at 3:30 p.m. His speech is part of the Verizon Visiting Professorship in Business Ethics and Information Technology presented by the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley College, through the generous support of Verizon Communications. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $25 billion global defense enterprise serving U.S. and international military, government and commercial customers. A native of Massachusetts, Mr. Daly combines an educational background in philosophy and theology with significant practical experience in the administration of business ethics programs. Mr. Daly sits on the Working Group of the Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct, and is the immediate past chairman of the board of the Ethics Officer Association. Mr. Daly previously worked at the Northrop Corporation, Electronics Systems Division in Norwood, MA. An accomplished presenter and lecturer, Mr. Daly has taught business ethics at Stonehill College and Loyola Marymount University in California.

Founded in 1976, the Center for Business Ethics is dedicated to promoting ethical business conduct in contemporary society. With a vast network of practitioners and scholars, and an expansive multimedia library, the center provides an international forum for benchmarking and research in business ethics. The Center for Business Ethics helps corporations and other organizations strengthen their ethical cultures through educational programming and consulting, and is also a strategic partner of the Ethics Officer Association, which has more than 800 members.

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WHO: Francis J. Daly, corporate director of ethics and business conduct, Northrop Grumman Corporation
WHAT: Bentley College Center for Business Ethics Verizon Visiting Professorship in Business Ethics and Information Technology
WHEN: Monday, March 31, 2003, 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center, Bentley College, Waltham, MA


BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit

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