University News

Opening Convocation welcomes Class of 2017 into the fold

The 912 first-year students represent one of the largest and most highly qualified groups in the University’s history; nearly half applied Early Action or Early Decision.

09.03.13

Dragon dance team takes third in international competition

Group also wins one of three "Most Popular Team" awards. This was the team's second international competition.

08.29.13

UConn executive will serve as Bryant's new VP for Student Affairs

John Saddlemire, D.Ed., brings to the job more than 29 years of higher education experience in student life. He will begin his duties Aug. 26.

08.14.13

Bryant ranked among nation's best by Princeton Review

In the University's profile featured in "The Best 378 Colleges," students praise Bryant's "engaging and dedicated faculty" who make learning "interesting rather than a chore.”

08.07.13

Madan Annavarjula named associate dean of College of Business

The appointment reinforces the University's commitment to growing its international business programs, already recognized as being among the nation's best.

07.30.13

Wall Street Journal reports on new law impacting Bryant

In an article titled "Strapped Rhode Island City Presses College to Ante Up," The Wall Street Journal reports on the new law that will require Bryant University to pay the Town of Smithfield for municipal services if no agreement is reached.

07.17.13

University "very disappointed" in bill's signing, will "consider all of its options"

"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."

07.11.13

Updated statement from President Machtley regarding effort to change Bryant's tax-exempt status

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.

07.06.13

University statement regarding changes in Bryant's tax-exempt status

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."

07.02.13

Supply chain management: the new B-school "must have"

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.

06.29.13

Bryant introduces Creative and Applied Arts concentration

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.

06.27.13

International Business program rises to No. 16 in Businessweek ranking

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.

06.25.13