Machtley’s influence clear at Bryant and beyond

QUICK LEARNER: Ronald K. Machtley acknowledges he didn’t know much about operating an insitution of higher education when he was first hired as president at what was then Bryant College. The school has since become a university. He’s stepping down in May, after 24 years on the job. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
QUICK LEARNER: Ronald K. Machtley acknowledges he didn’t know much about operating an insitution of higher education when he was first hired as president at what was then Bryant College. The school has since become a university. He’s stepping down in May, after 24 years on the job. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
2019 PBN Business Excellence Awards CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP: Ronald K. Machtley, President, Bryant University When Ronald K. Machtley was growing up in Johnstown, Pa., he knew college was “the only ticket out,” or he’d likely end up toiling away in one of the nearby steel mills. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, then went on active…

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  1. Whatever the magnitude and (sometimes debatable?) nature of Machtley’s achievements at Bryant, they don’t really justify the 6.2 million “bonus” extension he received from the College a couple of years ago when he was already on the brink of retirement. A “golden parachute,” or what? Remember, he was already receiving 800k+ as his regular salary and his wife also received a tidy annual sum. Is this really an example of the equity, efficiency and fiscal responsibility of the “private sector” in our era of capitalism’s growing economic disparities in America?