President Ross Gittell walks on campus


Bryant University cultivates the qualities of character and leadership throughout the organization. The president, administrators, faculty, students, and alumni all share a deep commitment to the University's mission.

Bryant University’s ninth president, Ross Gittell, Ph.D., took office on July 1, 2020, ushering in a new era of leadership for the school amid urgent and unprecedented challenges facing higher education. President Gittell previously served as Chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire and is considered one of nation’s preeminent economists and economic development experts. Learn more about President Gittell.

President's Cabinet

University Deans

Presidents Emeriti

  • William T. O'Hara (deceased)
  • William E. Trueheart
  • Ronald K. Machtley