Hundreds of students marched from the Student Union to Whitmore in a demonstration Wednesday.
After being arrested Tuesday night for trespassing during a sit-in protest by the UMass. Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, 15 students were arraigned in Eastern Hampshire District Court Wednesday.
Meehan was inaugurated as the 27th president of the University of Massachusetts system during a ceremony Thursday.
Zac Bears discusses the need for more student-body solidarity to achieve greater student representation in campus policies.
Currently, the UMass Board of Trustees only has two voting student members
The Collegian’s view: Governor Patrick’s higher education plan reduces student cost and makes necessary investments in the Commonwealth’s most important resource, its young people.
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees’ Committee on Administration and Finance has decided to continue the ongoing construction at UMass and throughout the five-campus system.
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved a 4.9 percent fee hike in June that increases fees for in-state undergraduate students at the Amherst campus by $618 a year.
Governor Deval Patrick appointed six new members and one reappointment to the UMass Board of Trustees last week.
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.