Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Caret to be given full-years pay after his term

By Sarah Hardy

February 14, 2012

Earlier this month, the Boston Globe reported that President Robert Caret will be awarded a sabbatical of up to a year with full salary when his term ends in five years. This presidential perk is similar to one received by former UMass President Jack Wilson. Caret was appointed as the president o...

Board of Trustees still face criticism for violating Open Meeting Law

By Michelle Williams

January 22, 2012

As the University of Massachusetts administration searches for a new chancellor, it continues to face criticism for its search for a new president last year. The University of Massachusetts is facing scrutiny from State Attorney...

Robert Holub to step down as UMass chancellor by next summer

By Collegian News Staff

September 5, 2011

Editor's note: This story was originally published June 30. Robert Holub, the chancellor of the University of Massachusetts who had reportedly faced mounting criticism by some charged with evaluating his performance, wi...

UMass trustees vote to implement 7.5 percent fee increase

By William Perkins

June 9, 2011

An earlier version of this story was published June 9 on Students at the University of Massachusetts may have noticed a spike in fees on their tuition bills for this semester. Members of the UMass Bo...

Robert Caret ready to take helm as UMass system president

By Nick Bush

March 21, 2011

Incoming University of Massachusetts system president Dr. Robert L. Caret comes to the Bay State with a unique record of problem-solving at his previous institutions. While President of San Jose State University, Caret oversaw the construction of the largest library west of the Miss...

Funding set for financial aid

By Collegian News Staff

February 14, 2011

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 ...

Video: SGA Interview with Tower and Fox

By Emily Felder

January 31, 2011

SGA Interview: Brandon Tower and Mike Fox from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Jack Wilson to join UMass Lowell faculty

By Alyssa Creamer

January 18, 2011

University of Massachusetts President Jack Wilson recently announced he’ll be taking on a new position at the University of Massachusetts Lowell as a senior faculty member once his eight-year term as president ceases at the...

Meehan will not be next UM president, search continues

By Sam Butterfield

November 30, 2010

University of Massachusetts Lowell Chancellor and former seven-term Congressman 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 out...

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

By Sam Butterfield

November 29, 2010

Years of work over the last decade bringing Massachusetts primary, secondary and post-secondary students computer technology literacy programs paid off yesterday for University of Massachusetts professor Rick Adrion, who Monday received the UMass President’s Award for Public Service from ...

George Parks: Through the words of those who knew him

By Rachel Tumin

October 23, 2010

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UMass presidential search raises new insights and questions

By Matthew M. Robare

September 15, 2010

Transparency in the process of selecting the next president of the University of Massachusetts Amherst was at the forefront of Tuesday’s public forum. Search Committee Vice-Chairman Henry Thomas III was adamant about the need for an open search, reiterating a commitment to it throughou...