Jim Bennett, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

As senior vice president and general counsel for Ellucian, Jim Bennett is responsible for managing the legal affairs of the company and in so doing, works closely with public and private universities around the world.

Mr. Bennett joined SunGard Higher Education in 2005, leaving his position as vice president and deputy general counsel for Systems & Computer Technology Corporation, a publicly-held company that serviced the information technology needs of entities in the higher education, local government, utilities, and process manufacturing marketplaces.

Mr. Bennett is a graduate of Holy Family University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a secondary teaching certificate. He earned his J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law.