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Statement from University of Massac­­husetts President Marty Meehan on the passing of Colin Powell

“I am saddened to learn of the passing of former U.S. Secretary of State General Colin Powell. General Powell’s trailblazing career was marked by many firsts – the first Black national security advisor; the youngest and first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs, and...

UMass Dartmouth receives $1M gift from Robert and Jeanne Leduc to support community engagement

Gift to further the impact of the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement By Ryan Merrill UMass Dartmouth announced a $1M gift from Robert and Jeanne Leduc to continue their support of the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement. This latest donation follows $1M given by Robert...

College of Nursing at UMass Amherst receives $21.5 million gift from Elaine Nicpon Marieb Charitable Foundation

Largest cash gift in UMass Amherst history to further innovation and excellence; nursing college to be named for Marieb, late alumna and influential textbook author By Ed Blaguszewski AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst announced today that it has...

UMass President Marty Meehan, UMass Boston Chancellor Marcelo Suárez-Orozco call for renewed commitment to truth as global conference gets underway

VATICAN CITY -- Speaking at the historic Casina Pio IV in the Vatican Gardens, UMass President Marty Meehan today said that democracy and countless lives are threatened by those “willing to weaponize deceit and stand truth on its head.” “Some say that ‘the truth...

University of Massachusetts, Chapman University announce transfer of Brandman University to establish UMass Global

UMass Global will expand pathways to college degrees for adult learners and strengthen talent pipelines for U.S. employers BOSTON (Sept. 2, 2021) – The University of Massachusetts and Chapman University today announced the transfer of control of Brandman University to...

$50 million gift from Robert and Donna Manning is largest in UMass history

Gift will include naming the Robert and Donna Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UMass Boston https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQ3RFoXf_jQ&t=2s BOSTON – The University of Massachusetts announced today that it will receive a cash gift of $50 million...

Mark Fuller named UMass Dartmouth Chancellor

Former UMass Amherst Vice Chancellor and Isenberg School of Management Dean selected after seven months of effective leadership as interim chancellor BOSTON - Dr. Mark Fuller, who has served as interim chancellor of UMass Dartmouth since January, was named permanent...

Nine SouthCoast students awarded $45,000 in UMass scholarships through the James Karam Scholarship Fund

Scholarship fund recognizes local students’ academic achievements and community engagement BOSTON – The James J. Karam Scholarship Fund has awarded nine current and incoming University of Massachusetts students $45,000 in scholarships. The scholarships are awarded...

Statement by UMass President Marty Meehan on the Commonwealth’s FY22 budget

I want to express my sincere appreciation to Governor Baker, Senate President Spilka, Speaker Mariano, and their colleagues in the Massachusetts legislature for their support of the University of Massachusetts in this year’s budget. This support, combined with the...

UMass emerging from pandemic positioned to drive renewal and recovery in the Commonwealth

BOSTON – University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan today said that the university is emerging from the pandemic period “with its academic, research and financial strengths fully intact” and positioned to play a major role in driving renewal and recovery in...
Mark Fuller named UMass Dartmouth Chancellor

Mark Fuller named UMass Dartmouth Chancellor

Former UMass Amherst Vice Chancellor and Isenberg School of Management Dean selected after seven months of effective leadership as interim chancellor BOSTON - Dr. Mark Fuller, who has served as interim chancellor of UMass Dartmouth since January, was named permanent...

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