Prof. Forde will become the new Journalism Department Chair in August 2014.
The Journalism Department and Department of Communication are jointly hiring an IT Manager.
The New Academic Classroom Building at UMass Amherst is on track to open in 2014.
“Our students come to us wanting to make a difference in the world, and we strive to prepare them to do just that."
Professor Karen List, Department Chair
Read the Monday Memo for the latest department news an events.
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We're thrilled to welcome Kathy Roberts Forde, an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina, as the new Chair of the UMass Journalism Department. Prof. Forde will start at UMass Amherst on Aug. 1, 2014.
The Journalism Department wishes its majors and the UMass Amherst community a happy holiday season and a safe winter break. Winter online classes begin on December 17, and the spring semester will begin on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
Apply to become the Commencement 2014 student speaker. All graduating seniors are eligible to apply. Submit your two-page proposed speech by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.