Earl A. Avery has served as the Ombudsman at the small private university outside Boston known for its undergraduate business program for several years and now has a website. Bentley's Office of the Ombudsman serves over 6,000 students, faculty and staff by, "determining options to help resolve conflicts, problematic issues or concerns, and bringing systemic concerns to the attention of the organization for resolution."
Avery has served as a Special Assistant to the President since the early 1990's. In 2011, Avery received the Boston Business Journal Lifetime Achievement Award as part of its 2011 Leaders in Diversity Awards. (Bentley Ombuds, Newsroom.)