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Victor Woolridge
Trustee Victor Woolridge of Springfield, a UMass Amherst graduate in legal studies, was named chair of the Board of Trustees by Gov. Charlie Baker on Jan. 26. The appointment came after Henry M. Thomas III resigned as chair to allow Baker to fill the post. Woolridge, who is vice president of Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, has chaired the board’s Committee on Administration and Finance since 2011.
Stephen A. Kuusisto
Stephen A. Kuusisto of Syracuse University, a finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, will give a presentation to the campus community on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in 911-915 Campus Center. He will be available for questions until 5:15 p.m. Kuusisto is University Professor and director...
A draft strategic plan outlining steps to address diversity and related issues is available for campus review and comment, according to the panel that wrote the 34-page report, which is posted online. In a Jan. 26 broadcast e-mail, the 15-member Diversity Strategic Plan Steering Committee, chaired...
Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina
A Jan. 27 presentation by Dartmouth College professor Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, a finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, has been postponed, according to the Provost’s Office.