Board approval marks second consecutive tuition freeze for in-state students and complements increased financial aid and federal emergency aid BOSTON – The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted today to approve UMass President Marty Meehan’s proposal to...
University of Massachusetts Efficiency and Effectiveness (E&E) initiative saves more than $125 million
New centralized procurement group helps save $26.9M over last 12 months BOSTON – The University of Massachusetts has saved $26.9 million in operational costs as a result of its innovative efficiency and effectiveness program since January 2020, for a total of more...
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...
UMass President Marty Meehan to recommend tuition freeze for the second straight year as the university prepares for Massachusetts economic recovery
BOSTON – University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan announced today that he would recommend that the university’s Board of Trustees freeze tuition for in-state undergraduates for the academic year beginning in September. If approved by the UMass Board, this...
Reflecting its historic mission of creating and disseminating knowledge, the University of Massachusetts hosted six online forums where UMass research scientists discussed major innovations with representatives from business, industry, government and academia.
From vaccination clinics and clinical trials to a new volunteer recruitment web portal, UMass is targeting its teaching, research and community engagement efforts to accelerate vaccinations statewide
Inauguration Day has always represented new beginnings and new possibilities for our still relatively young nation.
On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, let us all stop and reflect on the personal and collective responsibility that we have to honor Dr. King’s legacy and his enduring fight for justice for all people.
While our public health leaders know what must be done, their critical work could be supported by a national COVID-19 Vaccine Corps, a volunteer pool to help support the logistics of administering hundreds of millions of vaccine doses.
Now that one of the most difficult of elections is behind us, my fervent hope is that our nation will come together to resolve the problems that confront us and create a better future we all desire. Studying our nation during its early days, the French political...
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