Babson Magazine

Spring 2019

More News from Babson

See more stories about what’s happening on our campuses and in our classrooms and community.

Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92, PhD Named Babson’s New President

Stephen Spinelli

He was a Babson student, a professor, and an administrator, and now Spinelli is poised to lead the College, starting this summer.

Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92, PhD Named Babson’s 14th President »

Breaking the Cycle of Incarceration

Elizabeth Swanson

In professor Elizabeth Swanson’s human rights class, students work with inmates on entrepreneurial ventures that they can pursue once released.

Can Entrepreneurship Reduce Recidivism? This Babson Professor Says Yes »

Toyoda, Case Chosen as Commencement Speakers

Centennial Commencement Speakers

Renowned entrepreneurs Akio Toyoda MBA’82, P’14 of Toyota Motor Corporation and AOL co-founder Steve Case will deliver speeches at Babson’s 2019 Centennial Commencement.

Global Business Leader Akio Toyoda MBA’82 to Deliver Graduate Centennial Commencement Address »

Internet Pioneer Steve Case to Deliver Undergraduate Centennial Commencement Address »

The New Babson MBA Debuts

New Babson MBA

See how this updated MBA features customization options, more electives, intensity tracks, and is in tune with today’s job market.

Get to Know Babson’s New MBA »

Ken Matsuno Appointed Dean of Faculty

Kenichi Matsuno

In his new role, the Marketing Division professor will head up full- and part-time faculty and serve on the President’s Cabinet, Academic Council, and the Operating and Finance Committee.

Dr. Ken Matsuno Named Babson’s Dean of Faculty »

The Campus Gets a New Park

Kerry Murphy Healey Park

Kerry Murphy Healey Park, named for the College’s 13th president, will feature the Babson Globe, Fountain of Flags, and a statue of Roger Babson.

Centennial Park to Be Named in Honor of President Kerry Healey »

Success Starts with a Coach

Joe Weintraub

Getting an edge on career achievement starts with coaching and mentorship, says professor Joseph Weintraub, founder of the Coaching for Leadership Teamwork Program.

Making the Babson Experience Meaningful, One Coaching Session at a Time »

The Barefoots Endow Athletics Director Position

Brian Barefoot

Babson president emeritus Brian M. Barefoot ’66, H’09, P’01 and wife Pamela P. Barefoot P’01 have donated $2 million to endow the Athletics Director position and inspire others.

With $2 Million Gift, Babson Establishes Pamela P. and Brian M. Barefoot Athletics Director Position »

Christine and Michael Angelakis Support Education

Bird's Eye Babson

During Babson’s Centennial year, Christine ’86 and Michael Angelakis ’86 give a $6.8 million gift for financial aid and unrestricted support to the College.

Angelakis Family Gift Advances Entrepreneurship Education and Leadership »