Alison Davis-Blake, PhD, a recognized national leader in business education, has been appointed the eighth president of Bentley University. She was on campus in early February for an introduction to faculty, students and staff.
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Alison Davis-Blake, Ph.D., the former dean of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, has been appointed the eighth president of Bentley University, one of the top U.S. business schools in the country.
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