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Recapturing an Indivisible America

Like many Americans, I grew up believing in essential truths. One nation, indivisible. E pluribus unum … out of many, one. “We the people,” forming “a more perfect union.” As is the case for many Americans, my forebears emigrated from a land scarred by violence...

UMass President Meehan appoints Dr. Nefertiti Walker as Presidential Advisor on Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Walker to support system-wide collaboration while continuing to serve as UMass Amherst Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan announced at today’s Board of Trustees meeting that he has appointed Dr....

UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences receives nearly $95 million to enhance nationally ranked program and facilities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAgx2X5zoeU Transformative gift from Robert and Donna Manning and major state capital investment by Baker-Polito Administration will further the college’s vision of Computing for the Common Good™ AMHERST, Mass. – The University of...

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...
UMass to celebrate nearly 19,000 graduates this spring

UMass to celebrate nearly 19,000 graduates this spring

Five campuses to honor graduates with in-person ceremonies and online celebrations BOSTON – Nearly 19,000 students will receive degrees from the University of Massachusetts over the next month during a combination of in-person and online ceremonies. The celebrations...

UMass research reaches record high in FY2020

UMass research reaches record high in FY2020

University of Massachusetts research continues to grow in Fiscal Year 2020 as the university positions for post-pandemic recovery Faculty expertise and strategic planning position the university for continued research growth BOSTON – Despite the onset of the...

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