First Graduate Business Dean Dies

Vincent Wright, the first dean of the Graduate School of Business Administration, died on March 1 in Reno, Nevada. He was 83.

Wright joined the BC faculty in 1948 as a professor of economics and left several years later to establish the graduate school of business administration at Northeastern University. He returned to Boston College in 1956 to lead the new Evening College of Business Adminstration, and was appointed dean of the new graduate school of business when the master's of business administration program was established the following year.

He left BC in 1963.

- Reid Oslin

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