Taking a different tack on funding the state's higher education
institutions, the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday unveiled
a proposal to allow public campuses to retain all tuition monies,
a step that could provide more than $90 million for the five-campus
OIT takes aim
UMail account users will soon have the opportunity to have most
of the spam filtered out of their inbox, according to David Powicki,
a network analyst at the Office of Information Technologies.
degrees to be conferred at weekend ceremonies
In a final blur of ceremonies and celebrations,
more than 5,300 graduates will bid the campus farewell this weekend.
measure to eliminate Bulger's office
Despite apparent legislative opposition to Gov. Mitt Romney's bid
to eliminate the office of President William M. Bulger, the governor
last week filed a measure to force lawmakers to take a public stand
on the issue.
New 21st Century
Leader Awards to be given to 11 seniors
Eleven members of the Class of 2003 will be awarded 21st Century
Leader Awards during the Undergraduate Commencement on Sunday.
appointed Distinguished Professor
Fergus M. Clydesdale, head of the Department of Food Science has
been appointed Distinguished Professor by President William M. Bulger.
The appointment was made following a vote of approval by the Board
of Trustees at its meeting May 7 at the UMass Dartmouth campus.
receive 3rd bachelor's, begin 4th
More than half a century ago, James Conway dropped out of Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., but these days, nothing can
keep him out of the classroom - certainly not graduation.
wins Guggenheim for photographic work
Campus-connected Guggenheim Fellowship winners this year aren't
limited to faculty. Alumna Anne Rearick of Gloucester received one
for her work as a photographer.
staff cited for outstanding performance
Nine campus employees received Chancellor's Citation Awards May
15 in recognition of their outstanding performance and contributions
to the campus.
Foundation funds professor's studies
The Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Program
is funding a multidisciplinary research project by Operations Management
professor Anna Nagurney and two colleagues.