Choose a Category  

westfield state


Months after he resigned, the former president of Westfield State is now being sued for allegedly misusing school funds. 

On Thursday, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley accused Evan Dobelle of spending nearly $100,000 on personal expenses and family vacations.

Since August, Westfield State University president Evan Dobelle has been under fire for expenditures he said he made while trying to boost the school’s financial support and brand. 

Dobelle is the latest in an increasing number of college presidents to face scrutiny during this age of diminishing resources. 

Former Massachusetts Education Secretary Paul Reville talked about the challenges facing college presidents on Greater Boston:

Filter view by: