The Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is investigating the University’s response to a Massachusetts Daily Collegian Freedom of Information Request pertaining to the University’s Assessment and Care Team (ACT).
The assistant dean of students who reportedly handed down the wrong sanction allowing a student who allegedly confessed to rape to remain on campus no longer works in the Dean of Students’ office and instead is working for the school’s housing office.
On Tuesday, a group of students from the University of Massachusetts and the surrounding community colleges traveled to the Mass. State House in Beacon Hill, Boston to lobby legislators for increased funding for public higher education.
Senators will discuss the controversial removal of the Asian Latino African Native American (ALANA) Caucus seats at tomorrow’s University of Massachusetts’ Student Government Association (SGA) Senate meeting.
In 2008, the University of Massachusetts and the city of Springfield formalized a partnership that will help to improve the quality of life in Springfield by stimulating a better economic environment.
John Reiff, director of Commonwealth College’s Office of Community Service Learning, received word that the joint proposal for the Learn and Serve America grant had been won by the University of Massachusetts on August 19.
The five UMass campuses collaborated to earn the $471,000 grant, intended to engage students across Massachusetts in community service learning in response to needs brought on by the economic downturn.
Vassell supporters claim to see profiling connections between Vassell case and the arrest of Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Members from the Committee for Justice for Jason believe they have found distinct connections between Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s arrest and former UMass student Jason Vassell’s ongoing trial. In an interview with the Valley Post, Committee member Kate Traub said, “I’m angry, but I can’t say it surprises me. It does surprise me that it happened in this area with its history of community justice programs.”