University News

Powerful analytics: golden opportunity

Annual XBRL and Healthcare Standardization Conference explores ways to leverage analytics and XBRL in order to provide insight, oversight, and foresight in higher education, and in the public and private sectors.

10.25.13

Bryant unveils transformed Fisher Student Center

The new design provides versatile space and technology to support a variety of distinctive student experiences that are hallmarks of a Bryant education.

09.27.13

Bryant rises to No. 14 in U.S. News rankings, No. 2 on ‘up-and-coming’ list

Innovations in academics, faculty, and student life earn a university a spot on the “up-and-coming” list. Bryant’s inclusion is in part a reflection of the successes of the First-Year Gateway.

09.12.13

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