Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Report shows for-profit institutions to be abusive, exploitative

By Hannah Sparks

April 11, 2013

The phoenix, a mythological bird that bursts into flames only to be reborn from the ashes, is a symbol of regeneration. Perhaps this inspirational image is something the flailing University of Phoenix should focus on in order t...

Graduate school enrollment down, applications up

By Sam Hayes

October 9, 2012

Enrollment for first-time graduate school applicants dropped for the second straight year, despite the amount of applications increasing 4.3 percent, according to a Council of Graduate Schools report released in September. The report, compiled with surveys received from 6...

With grad rates falling, UMass stays ahead

By Mary Reines

March 13, 2012

Universities across the country are facing stagnant or falling graduation rates, even as costs of education and student debt rates continue to climb. The University of Massachusetts, however, has bucked the trend and seen...

Finalists for chancellor post expected to be determined in next few months

By William Perkins

November 7, 2011

The search to find the next chancellor of the University of Massachusetts has begun in earnest, but it will take a few months until a core pool of applicants for the post will be fully developed. That’s what Lucy Leske, a...

UMass endowment scores big

By Matthew M. Robare

November 18, 2010

“We’re pretty close to making a complete recovery,” said Robert M. Goodhue, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the University of Massachusetts Foundation. At the end of the 2009 fiscal year, Goodhue said, the UMass f...

UMass considered one of the best places to work

By Tim Jones

September 20, 2010

The University of Massachusetts is within the top 97 schools considered great places to work, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Survey results were based on responses from over 43,000 administrators, professors, and s...