Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students push for voting power on Lobby Day

By Brian Bevilacqua

November 19, 2013

Since William Bulger was president of the school, University of Massachusetts students have fought for the right to vote on what happens at UMass. “Some people think students don’t have the capacity to understand what is go...

Patrick’s higher education plan a smart move for Massachusetts

By Editorial Board

April 11, 2013

Over two thousand years ago, Aristotle postulated, “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.” This theory permeates early American politics; Thomas Jefferson felt that the only safe repository of power was in an educated populace. Educa...

Video: $3.1 billion approved for UMass’ new construction system

By Brian Bevilacqua

October 11, 2012

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. Collegian Construction from Daily C...

Trustees give the OK for 4.9% fee increase

By Katie Landeck

September 4, 2012

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. The fee increase – which passed in a...

Governor appoints new member to UM Board of Trustees

By Collegian News Staff

September 12, 2011

Governor Deval Patrick recently appointed six new members to the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees and reappointed chairman James Karam to the board. Karam’s appointment has stirred controversy as he was recently...

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...