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Susan Duffy Named Associate Provost

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Duffy will oversee Transformational Learning and Partnerships

Wentworth Institute of Technology has appointed Dr. Susan G. Duffy to the position of associate provost for Transformational Learning and Partnerships, effective September 20. She will also hold the title of associate professor in the School of Management. 

Duffy will collaborate across the university and beyond, providing overall leadership to CO-OPS + CAREERSAccelerate: Innovation + Entrepreneurship Center, and Wentworth’s continuing education and workforce development center. 

Over the last 10 years, Duffy has served as the executive director of the Babson College Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership and faculty director of the Babson Executive Education Inclusive Leadership Portfolio. She built a sustainable and extensive portfolio of educational assets that serve diverse learners “from 14 to forever,” including a nationally recognized women’s leadership scholar program for undergraduates that has produced an illustrious group of accomplished leaders and rising stars. 

In addition, she co-founded the award-winning venture accelerator, The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab. Most recently, Duffy partnered to develop the Women’s Leadership Academy High School Program, which was prominently featured in The Boston Globe Magazine. Across all these programs, Duffy has been a successful fundraiser with individual donors and foundations. In addition, she has created and taught executive education programs for a wide range of clients from biotech to construction; designed undergraduate and graduate courses in entrepreneurship, inclusive leadership, and social innovation; and actively served on the Babson College Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Executive Committee. 

Duffy has a background in the food and nutrition industry, non-profit management, and commercial construction.