Early this month, the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees announced that President Robert Caret will be awarded a sabbatical of up to a year with a full salary when his term ends in five years.
An investigation into the way the University Board of Trustees handled the search for a new president last year is still under scrutiny from the State Attorney General.
Robert Holub will exit his post by July 31, 2012.
Despite staunch opposition from a number of protesters, members of the UMass Board of Trustees Wednesday voted in favor of the fee increase, which goes into effect this upcoming semester.
Robert Caret will take over as UMass system president for Jack Wilson this June. He comes to the Bay State from Towson University with a unique record of problem-solving.
In a recent report to the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees Committee on Administration and Finance, UMass system President Jack Wilson stated his intention to set aside $130.5 million in funding to student financial aid.
Emily Felder talks with SGA President Brandon Tower and Student Trustee Mike Fox about their goals for the upcoming semester and their hopes for upcoming UMass president Bob Caret.
UMass President Jack Wilson will become UMass Lowell’s University Distinguished Professor of Higher Education, Emerging Technologies and Innovation once his position as president terminates in late June this year.
University of Massachusetts Lowell Chancellor Martin “Marty” Meehan will not be the next President of the UMass system, as was discussed first by the Boston Globe last week and later by other media outlets.
University of Massachusetts President Jack M. Wilson recognized numerous faculty members for their outstanding contributions Monday, including UMass’ own Rick Adrion.
Friends, family, students and colleagues remember the life and legacy of George N. Parks in our special look back at last week’s tribute ceremony.
Transparency in the process of selecting the next president of the University of Massachusetts Amherst was at the forefront of Tuesday’s public forum. Committee members debated whether or not the search should be open or confidential.
The University of Massachusetts Presidential Search Committee held a public forum Tuesday morning to hear questions and concerns from students, faculty and staff. Members of the campus communitee attended to voice their opinion on what types of qualities the new UMass president should embody.
Collegian columnist Shane Cronin questions the University’s hiring of Christopher Dunn. Dunn was tapped to fill the newly minted position of Director of Public and Constituent Relations.
UMass events for the week of 9/13-9/19. A presidential search forum will be held Tuesday morning. Human rights activist Cleve Jones will visit Wednesday afternoon. Music recitals and an art gallery reception will take place this weekend.