Letter: History department stands with Divest UMass

UMass history faculty urge the University to put forth a proposal for complete fossil fuel divestment over the next five years.

UMass Divest hosts ‘sit-outs’ outside Whitmore Administration Building

After multiple days of sit-in protests at Whitmore Administration Building, the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign is transitioning to ‘sit-outs.’

Letter: How much difference does divestment really make?

Letter: How much difference does divestment really make?

Board of Trustees hears from CERC, UMass Divest, RA/PM Unit in Wednesday’s meeting

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees heard from several student speakers on Wednesday during its meeting on the Dartmouth campus.

19 more students arrested following sit-in at Whitmore

Wednesday’s arrests make for a total of 34 when added to the 15 students arrested Tuesday following a sit-in protest at Whitmore Administration Building.

15 students arraigned Wednesday on trespassing charges

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.

UMPD arrests 15 students in connection with UMass Divest sit-in

Police arrested 15 students in connection with UMass Divest’s sit-in at Whitmore Administration Building Tuesday night.

PHENOM, Student Trustees hold ‘Impact’ event following Advocacy Day

University of Massachusetts president Marty Meehan and Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge attended the event, which aimed to take legislators ‘out of their element.’

Letter: Now is the time for UMass to divest from fossil fuels

In the wake of recent climate talks in Paris, UMass sophomore Sarah Jacqz writes that the Board of Trustees has an opportunity to make a statement.

Marty Meehan inaugurated as UMass system president

Meehan was inaugurated as the 27th president of the University of Massachusetts system during a ceremony Thursday.

UMass Board of Trustees approves rise in tuition, student fees

The board approved a “contingency” vote Wednesday as UMass awaits funding from the state for the 2016 year.

Victor Woolridge to serve as chair of UMass Board of Trustees

University of Massachusetts system sees major changes this year with the resignation of Chairman Henry Thomas and President Robert Caret.