Posts Tagged: Bentley University

The Rotary that Leads to Career Success for Graduates

Working in college career services, I see companies recognizing that the path from college to career has shifted from a one-way to a two-way street where employers and students can connect. Truth be told, it’s more of a rotary—with many exits—because it takes a committed community to successfully transition students to their first jobs and beyond. The career-development ecosystem includes no...

Book Review: Propping Up Presidencies?

Presidencies Derailed: Why University Leaders Fail and How to Prevent It; Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Gerald B. Kauvar, and E. Grady Bogue; The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2013. Most books on the college presidency are either autobiographies or prescriptions for success. We avoid autopsies, diagnoses of leadership collapses and college president resignations/terminations. Usually no one wants ...

Amid Focus on Science Literacy and Business Ed, Liberal Arts Blossoms

"Science courses belong in the liberal arts curriculum for the benefit of both science and non-science majors."That's one of the main findings in a study released by the Cambridge, Mass.-based American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Science and the Educated American: A Core Component of Liberal Education warns that the pace of scientific and technological change means all adults should be prepared ...

Progressive Business Leaders to Hold CEO Summit on Inventing Sustainable, Competitive Economy

Stonyfield Farm CEO Gary Hirshberg, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CEO Paul Levy, Boston Globe writer Scott Kirsner, Cape Wind CEO Jim Gordon and Northeastern University economist Barry Bluestone will be among speakers at the Progressive Business Leaders Network's 4th Annual CEO Summit to be held Friday, Oct. 8, from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass.The four major c...

Higher E(d)volution: Six Mass State Colleges “Re-branded” as Universities

It's an evolutionary fact of life in higher education. Good courses become programs. Worthy programs become schools. Schools become colleges, and colleges in some cases, become universities.Yesterday, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed legislation that re-branded six state colleges—at Bridgewater, Fitchburg, Framingham, Salem, Worcester and Westfield—as state universities, effec...