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UMass Amherst Chancellor Subbaswamy announces retirement

Jun. 02, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — University of Massachusetts Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, who has helped drive a dramatic rise in the school's academic profile in his decade on the job, announced Thursday that he will retire next June. “It has been a privilege to serve as...

UMass Lowell looks to internal candidate as next chancellor

May. 09, 2022 12:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Julie Chen, who has been on the faculty at the University of Massachusetts Lowell since 1997, was named the school's new chancellor on Monday. Chen was approved unanimously by the UMass system's board of trustees on the recommendation of President Marty Meehen. ...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Apr. 22, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

Boston Globe. April 19, 2022. Editorial: Another tax day, and high time for a tax break The Massachusetts House budget leaves taxpayers waiting for relief. Tuesday is the moment of truth for Massachusetts tax procrastinators — you know who you are. ...

UMass announces across the board tuition increases

Apr. 14, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The University of Massachusetts, under financial pressure because of high inflation and other expected cost increases, is raising tuition across the board this fall for the first time in three years. Trustees on Wednesday voted to increase in-state, undergraduate...