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Vice President & Dean of Campus Life, Babson College

In his role at Babson College, Ward provides strategic direction and executive oversight for a comprehensive student and campus experience. He serves as principal advisor to the president and other senior leaders on decisions that impact successful student outcomes and influence student satisfaction. Ward previously was associate dean of American University’s Kogod School of Business in Washington, DC, and served as managing director at PRS, Inc.


He holds degrees from the University of Connecticut, the University of Michigan, and the University of Pennsylvania, where he has a faculty appointment in the Graduate School of Education. A popular and engaging invited speaker and panelist, Ward is a member of the board of advisors for BID Hospital-Needham with leadership positions in higher education including a member of the NCAA Division III Management Council and trustee at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven.

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