September, 2002
The George E. Bello Center for Information and Technology is the highlight of the physical transformation of Bryant's campus. Designed by Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, the Bello Center houses the Walter and Heidi Stepan Grand Hall, the Douglas and Judith Krupp Library, and the C.V. Starr Financial Markets Center.

Bryant's Carnegie classification status changed from "Business Specialty School" to "Master's College and Universities I"