The appointment reinforces the University's commitment to growing its international business programs, already recognized as being among the nation's best.
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.
"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."
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.
Associate Professor Teresa McCarthy, director of Bryant's program, tells WSJ that "employers are taking note" of grads with SCM know-how.
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.
More than 330 students and 85 faculty/staff members have collaborated on the 100 presentations scheduled for the April 24 event, ranging from sessions on “U.S. Women, World War II, and Letter Writing” to “Secularism and Interfaith: Does It Matter What You Believe?”