October 22, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass women’s soccer controls its own destiny as conference tournament approaches -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass soccer deploys new formation with Keys, Jess -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass calling on young swimmers to continue strong start to the year -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

WMU, Ohio, NIU pick up wins in busy MAC weekend -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A comprehensive guide to the Ebola virus -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Trio of freshmen leading UMass hockey’s offense early in the season -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A guide to comic collecting in the Pioneer Valley -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Letter: What’s behind the curtains on Birthright trips? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

FBI director’s fear-mongering view of data encryption is off the mark -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass Permaculture Initiative to add three new programs -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gov. Deval Patrick visits Amherst, awards $1.5 million grant for downtown development -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UHS offers more accessible vaccination clinics as flu season nears -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gamard: Is gluten really bad or just a fad? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Three new students appointed as SGA special assistants -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Allymohamed scores game winner after suffering facial injury against Boston University -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Loaded weekend against Marist, Keene State challenges UMass club hockey -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UMass football seeing improvement on both the offensive and defensive lines -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Remembering Derek Jeter: an appraisal -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Yellowcard switches things up on “Lift a Sail” -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Campus Sustainability Day to take place Wednesday -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Caret to be given full-years pay after his term

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.

Board of Trustees still face criticism for violating Open Meeting Law

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 to step down as UMass chancellor by next summer

Robert Holub will exit his post by July 31, 2012.

UMass trustees vote to implement 7.5 percent fee increase

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 ready to take helm as UMass system president

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.

Funding set for financial aid

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.

Video: SGA Interview with Tower and Fox

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.

Jack Wilson to join UMass Lowell faculty

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.

Meehan will not be next UM president, search continues

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.

UMass prof Rick Adrion one of five honored by President Jack Wilson

University of Massachusetts President Jack M. Wilson recognized numerous faculty members for their outstanding contributions Monday, including UMass’ own Rick Adrion.

George Parks: Through the words of those who knew him

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.

UMass presidential search raises new insights and questions

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.

Presidential search panel holds public forum

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.

UMass hackerama proliferates with new hire

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: 9/13-9/19

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.