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Graduate & Professional Studies

Kerry Calnan

Vice President of Innovation and Institutional Effectiveness; Assoc. Prof. of Acct. & Finance


  • MBA, Business Management, Conc. in Accounting & Women’s Studies
  • BS, Westfield State University
  • Western New England University
Certifications & Licenses
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Basic and Intermediate IRS Tax Preparer-VITA Program

Industry Experience

Professor Calnan is the Executive Director of the Division of Graduate & Professional Studies at Nichols College. Her experience includes corporate accounting and finance positions at such companies as Alstom Power, where she was a Division Controller for a $150M domestic and international business unit. She is also the current Chair of the Board of Commissioners International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Courses Taught
  • MBA-800 Strategic Management
  • MSA-715: Financial Accounting & Reporting