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State AFL-CIO president Steve Tolman and Steve Karam, principal at the Karam Financial Group, have been named to the university’s 22-member Board of Trustees by Gov. Charlie Baker. The appointees replace two trustees whose terms had expired. Tolman, a former state senator from Brighton,...
Farshid Hajir
Farshid Hajir, professor of mathematics, has been named senior vice provost for academic affairs by acting provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs John McCarthy, effective Oct. 1. Hajir will fill the position vacated by McCarthy when he became acting provost in July. “Hajir...
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The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $216,849 to Skyler Arndt-Briggs and Barton Byg of the DEFA Film Library, the German and Scandinavian sudies program and the interdepartmental program in film studies to support an interdisciplinary summer institute for college-level teachers and...
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As part of the UMass Data Center Optimization project, UMass Amherst has launched its first new Data Center since 1968. “Higher education data center launches only occur once in decades because they are very complex due to the need to move hundreds of services and systems with minimal impact...