AMHERST, Mass. – Priscilla Clarkson, professor of kinesiology and interim dean of Commonwealth College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been appointed a Distinguished Professor by UMass President Jack Wilson.
A proposed dual master’s degree option in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering was approved March 15 by the Faculty Senate.
A proposal to change the name of the master of science program in Art to a master of science in Design was approved March 15 by the Faculty Senate.
A day after Congressman Martin Meehan was officially appointed as the new chancellor of UMass Lowell, longtime Medical School Chancellor Aaron Lazare said he is stepping down for medical reasons.
Faculty members Betsy Dumont and Ian Grosse have been awarded a $6,000 grant to host a conference on applying engineering computer simulation techniques to complex biological systems.
A 3.4 percent increase in student charges for the next academic year was approved March 14 by the Board of Trustees at its meeting at the Medical School in Worcester.
A resolution supporting student civic engagement and advocacy was adopted March 14 by the Board of Trustees.
More than $46 million in new projects on the Amherst campus have been added to the University’s five-year capital plan with the approval of the Board of Trustees.
Priscilla Clarkson, professor of Kinesiology and interim dean of Commonwealth College, has been appointed a Distinguished Professor by President Jack Wilson.
The Board of Trustees voted March 14 to rename its Development Committee and expand its areas of responsibility.