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Governing Board

Board of Trustees


L. Scott Harshbarger, Esq.
Senior Counsel, Casner & Edwards, LLP
Former Massachusetts Attorney General


Kate Donovan
Senior Vice President, Manpower Group Solutions and Global RPO President

Board Members

Marcela Aldaz-Matos
Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Partners Healthcare

Dr. Robert V. Antonucci
Former Massachusetts Commissioner of Education
Immediate Past President of Fitchburg State University

Dr. Joseph M. Cronin, Trustee Emeritus
President, Edvisors
Former President, Bentley University

Carol Fulp
President & CEO, The Partnership, Inc.

Richard Garrett
Chief Research Officer, Eduventures

Dr. Vernon L. Johnson
President and CEO, Accelerate Learning

Linda A. Watters
Vice President, Government Relations
John Hancock Insurance Company

David B. Williams
Corporate and Commercial Underwriting Executive Vice President, North American Financial Line, Chubb

Michael L. Williams
Executive Vice President (Ret.), State Street Corporation

Graduate Council


Caitrin Brisson
Vice President of Student Services

Dr. Phillip Granberry
Adjunct Faculty, MBA, New England College of Business

Dr. Christopher Ilacqua
Adjunct Faculty, MBA, New England College of Business

Dr. John Min
Adjunct Faculty, MSF, New England College of Business

Dr. Carla Patalano
Dean, Doctor of Business Administration in Quality Systems Management; Program Chair, Master of Business Administration, Master of Human Resource Management, Master of Science in Risk Management and Insurance and Master of Science in Finance (Interim)

Deborah Sementa
Professor and Program Chair, Master of Science in Business Ethics and Compliance

Undergraduate Council


Richard L. Rowe, Jr.
Part-time Faculty


Paula Bramante
Vice President, Center for eLearning Excellence

Caitrin Brisson
Vice President of Student Services

Sandra L. Owen
Part-time Faculty

Donna Viens
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Chief Academic Officer
Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Professor and Program Chair, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Accounting

Jeffrey Cronin
Head Librarian and Professor

Patrick Hutchinson
General Education Professor

Dr. Christopher Weir
Program Chair, Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing, Bachelor of Science in International Business and Full-time Professor

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