"We continue to believe this legislation is unconstitutional, unwarranted, and needlessly divisive," President Machtley says. "We will meet with the town in the hope that amicable and fair agreements can be reached to avoid expensive and time-consuming litigation."
Legislation now before Governor Chafee "has serious and wide-ranging implications for all nonprofit organizations," the president says. The statement outlines some of the significant contributions Bryant has made to Smithfield.
The University urges Gov. Chafee to veto the bill, which it calls "heavy-handed legislation" that "comes after several months of good-faith discussions with the Town of Smithfield and is not in the best interests of any of the parties involved."
Businessweek interviews Prof. Teresa McCarthy about Bryant's Global Supply Chain Management Program, among the "hottest tickets in B-school." Bryant began offering the program as a minor to undergraduates five years ago. Now, more than 120 students are enrolled in the minor and concentration combined.
Studio courses and classes that explore the historical and theoretical approaches to artistic forms will prepare students for careers at design, theater, and internet companies, museums, nonprofits, and community arts organizations.
IB continues its rapid rise, jumping 11 points. Three other programs -- finance, operations management and accounting -- also rise in the latest report of undergraduate business specialty programs.
The Providence Business News reports on the IB Senior Practicum and the benefits its delivers to students, companies and the state's economy.
The Wall Street Journal article notes that a handful of universities, including Bryant, "have recently introduced undergraduate majors, M.B.A. concentrations and even entire degree programs dedicated to" supply chain management. Associate Professor Teresa McCarthy, director of Bryant's program, says employers are taking note."
This video features excerpts from the Student Charge presented by David Hurley '13 to his fellow classmates and graduation day photos shared by the graduates through social media.
Watch this archived presentation of our undergraduate Commencement ceremony, which was streamed live on Saturday, May 18.
At 150th Commencement, noted historian urges Bryant grads to provide 'energy, innovation, creativity'
Author Jon Meacham addresses Class of 2013; at Graduate School ceremony, banker Joseph MarcAurele reflects on leadership; Machtley announces anniversary year dedicated to making a difference in world hunger.
"We are carefully monitoring all events linked to the Boston bombing suspects, as we continue to keep those affected by Monday's tragedy in our thoughts and now mourn the loss of an officer at MIT," president tells campus.