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UMass hockey swept by Northeastern after 4-2 loss -

February 13, 2016

Upset in Amherst: UMass women’s basketball tops heavily favored St. Bonaventure Saturday at Mullins Center -

February 13, 2016

Local man arrested in drug investigation with 40 bags of heroin in his possession -

February 13, 2016

Cornel West speaks about importance of community at Smith College -

February 13, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse opens season with 16-5 win over Holy Cross -

February 13, 2016

Just another night at the Mullins Center for UMass hockey -

February 13, 2016

Three-goal second period sinks UMass hockey in defeat against Northeastern -

February 13, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Tyrone Parham Sworn in as Police Chief -

February 12, 2016

UMass men’s lacrosse falls to Army 9-5 in season opener -

February 12, 2016

UMass Police Chief Tyrone Parham ‘optimistic’ as University prepares for Blarney -

February 12, 2016

UMass revises guest policy in advance of ‘Blarney’ weekend -

February 12, 2016

Jabarie Hinds gives UMass men’s basketball a lift in upset win over VCU -

February 11, 2016

UMass men’s basketball overcomes late VCU surge in 69-63 win -

February 11, 2016

Offensive vandalism found in Integrated Learning Center -

February 11, 2016

Nominations for SGA elections will remain open until Feb. 19 -

February 11, 2016

SGA, MassPIRG work together on open source textbook initiative -

February 11, 2016

Civil rights activist Cornel West to speak at Smith College -

February 11, 2016

Uncertainties surround UMass men’s lacrosse as it kicks off season against Army -

February 11, 2016

New face, same old ‘Havoc’: UMass basketball ready to face familiar style of play against VCU -

February 11, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse begins season with high expectations, seeking eighth straight A-10 championship -

February 11, 2016

Letter: Now is the time to get involved

Students wander the green on the Hagis Mall Tuesday night at the 2015 Activities Expo, where clubs and other activities put their best foot forward, in hopes to gain new recruits.
Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian

The faculty senate is looking to recruit students to join a variety of councils and committees.

UMass Faculty Senate hears ad hoc committee’s report on FBS football, shoots down contentious motion

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UMass Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy spoke adamantly about the direction of the campus and football program and urged Faculty Senate members to refrain from passing a motion to further investigate campus-wide support for FBS football.

UMass Faculty Senate vote falls shy on call for reversal of football program’s FBS move

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.

Committee to evaluate finances of football program next week

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.

New political science class to tackle questions of democracy

A new political science course — recently approved by the Faculty Senate — will explore if democracy is possible everywhere.

Faculty Senate discuss changes to campus master plan

At a recent Faculty Senate meeting, the future makeup of the campus was discussed, which received some criticism from the faculty.

Caret underscores importance of higher education in address to Faculty Senate

UMass President Robert Caret highlighted the importance and priority of public higher education funding in an address to the UMass Faculty Senate yesterday.

Letters to the editor: 4-27-11

The Collegian’s readers respond to the most recent week’s news stories and articles.

Students should fume over smoking ban

SGA Senator Nathan Lamb believes that the Faculty Senate vote to ban smoking on campus is a major infringement upon students’ freedoms.

UMass Faculty Senate passes campus tobacco ban

Members of the UMass Faculty Senate yesterday passed a proposition that will implement a tobacco ban in 2013.

The importance of Faculty Senate

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.

Holub speaks before Faculty Senate over budget woes

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.