Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Caret makes stop in Hadley as part of state bus tour

By Katie Landeck

October 2, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

During a stop in Hadley at Joe Czajkowski Farm as part of a four-day, 500-mile bus tour, University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret talked with local and state officials about the importance of supporting higher education. “We want to provide high quality and affor...

The attack on public education (and what we can do about it)

By Mike Tudoreanu

September 22, 2010

Filed under Columns

The University of Massachusetts is ostensibly a public institution. Yet, only 25 percent of its revenues come from state funding – a massive decline from 40 percent as recent as 10 years ago. The rest comes from students paying...

This safety school is better than the elites think

By Nick O'Malley

September 6, 2010

Filed under Columns

An article in Sunday’s Boston Globe, detailing the struggles of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has put the school’s national standing into focus. The verdict? UMass is a second-rate public university. Since the hir...