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Governing Board

Board of Trustees


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

Vice Chairperson

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

Carol Fulp
President & CEO, The Partnership, Inc.

Richard Garrett
Chief Research Officer, Eduventures

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

Dr. Patricia Kapper
Academic Consultant

Judith S. Klickstein
J. Klickstein Consulting

Roger L. Swartzwelder, Esq.
Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, Education Corporation of America

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

David B. Williams
Vice President, North American Financial Lines and Multinational Specialist, Chubb

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

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

Graduate Council


Dr. Ned Gandevani
Program Chair, Master of Science in Finance


Dr. Carla Patalano
Program Chair, Master of Business Administration and Master of Human Resource Management

Dr. Samuel C. Rindell
Professor and Interim Program Chair, Healthcare Management

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

Dr. Phil 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

Caitrin Brisson
Dean of Enrollment Management

Undergraduate Council


Richard Rowe
Part-time Faculty


Paula Bramante
SVP, Center for eLearning Excellence

Donna Viens
Dean of Undergraduate Studies; Professor and Program Chair, Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration; Program Chair, Bachelor’s of Science in International Business

Caitrin Brisson
Dean of Enrollment Management

Jeff Cronin

Patrick Hutchinson
General Education Program Chair

Janine Jacques
Program Chair, Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing

Debra Leahy

Sandra Owen
Part-time Faculty

Roger Pao
Associate Provost

Chris Weir
Full-time BSBA/BSDM Faculty

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