UMass announced the launch of a new School of Earth and Sustainability, a partnership within the College of Natural Sciences between the Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Geosciences and the Stockbridge School of Agriculture.
The faculty senate is looking to recruit students to join a variety of councils and committees.
The UMass Faculty Senate vote to voice its disapproval of the football program’s recent move to the FBS fell short by one vote during its meeting on Thursday.
A committee formed to assess the costs associated with the football program’s move to the Football Bowl Subdivision will present a report to the University’s Faculty Senate next Tuesday.
A new political science course — recently approved by the Faculty Senate — will explore if democracy is possible everywhere.
At a recent Faculty Senate meeting, the future makeup of the campus was discussed, which received some criticism from the faculty.
UMass President Robert Caret highlighted the importance and priority of public higher education funding in an address to the UMass Faculty Senate yesterday.
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SGA Senator Nathan Lamb believes that the Faculty Senate vote to ban smoking on campus is a major infringement upon students’ freedoms.
Members of the UMass Faculty Senate yesterday passed a proposition that will implement a tobacco ban in 2013.
Collegian columnist Dan Stratford touts the importance of both the graduate and undergraduate student body populations participating in student government. There is only so much UMass’ student elected officials can accomplish without student support.
Facing an alarming budget shotfall for the upcoming fical year, UMass Chancellor Robert Holub spoke before the Faculty Senate Thursday afternoon to outline plans to weather the shortfall, partly through increased student fees and out-of-state student enrollment.