Harold E. Sears, 87, formerly of Montague Center, who worked at the campus barbershop for many years, died Dec. 17 at the Buckley Health Care Center in Greenfield.
William Footrick, 96, former track and field coach and associate professor of Physical Education, died Jan. 1 at his home in Gardner following an illness.
Clarence W. Powers, 87, of Amherst, a retired storekeeper in the Chemistry Department, died Jan. 2 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton.
Sheila M. Leonard, 70, of Hatfield, a retired foreman with Housing Services, died Jan. 1 at her daughter’s home in Whately.
Wayne H. Johnson, 80, of Athol, a retired computer programmer with the Research Computing Center, died unexpectedly on Dec. 31 at Athol Memorial Hospital.
AMHERST, Mass. – Six faculty members from Shaanxi Normal University (SNU) in Xi’an, China, are in the midst of a year-long program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, studying to broaden their knowledge and international contacts.
An on-campus search for an interim dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences has been convened by Provost Charlena Seymour.
The Isenberg School of Management and its programs have earned reaccreditation for five years from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
Edward T. Bergeron, 71, of Greenfield, a retired technical specialist I at Physical Plant, died Dec. 29 at home after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Henry B. Peirce, 80, of Amherst, a retired assistant professor of Communication Disorders, died Dec. 28 at his daughter’s home in Hatfield.