Ronald Machtley

Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley steps down after 24 years, leaving a transformed institution as his legacy

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:23pm

Bryant University's Board of Trustees is extremely grateful for all that they accomplished in making Bryant the world-class institution we are proud of today."

Key Points: 
  • Bryant University's Board of Trustees is extremely grateful for all that they accomplished in making Bryant the world-class institution we are proud of today."
  • Under President Machtley's leadership, Bryant has emerged as a nationally recognized university positioned on a dynamic trajectory of continued future success.
  • Mrs. Kati C. Machtley '17H, founder and Director of the Women's Summit at Bryant University , leaves a lasting legacy as well.
  • Ronald Machtley is succeeded by incoming Bryant University President Ross Gittell, Ph.D. Dr. Gittell previously served for nearly a decade as Chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH).

Bryant University Board Of Trustees Announces Appointment Of Economist And CCSNH Chancellor Dr. Ross Gittell As Bryant's Ninth President

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:41pm

Earning unanimous support from Bryant Trustees, Gittell will succeed Ronald K. Machtley , who has served as Bryant's eighth president since 1996.

Key Points: 
  • Earning unanimous support from Bryant Trustees, Gittell will succeed Ronald K. Machtley , who has served as Bryant's eighth president since 1996.
  • "We are thrilled to find a leader like Ross Gittell, who embodies the character and future vision for Bryant University," said William J. Conaty '67, Chair of the Bryant University Board of Trustees.
  • About Bryant University's next President, Dr. Ross Gittell
    Dr. Gittell is highly regarded in economic and policy circles for his economic analysis and forecasting.
  • As the President of Bryant University, Dr. Gittell will build on Bryant's upward trajectory while setting the course for the university's next chapter.