Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Professor details his road to college

By David Barnstone

April 5, 2012

Dr. Ventura Perez – an assistant professor of anthropology who received both his master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts – wasn’t always in the top echelon of academia. In fact, in high school he had a 1.2 grade point average. “I wasn’t supposed to go to colleg...