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Construction of the $52 million Design Building (DB) will begin April 1 next to the Studio Arts Building on what is now parking Lot 62. A number of parking spaces will be lost, and some permit holders are being relocated to alternate lots. Parking Services will hold an open forum for Lot 62...
A six-member committee appointed by President Robert L. Caret to conduct a review of Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy will visit campus Tuesday, March 3 to meet with various constituencies as part of the evaluation process. Chaired by Trustee Henry Thomas III, the committee will meet privately with...
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy
In recognition of its sustainability accomplishments in areas such as operations, academics and research, engagement, and administration, the campus has once again received a gold rating announced this month from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The...
To compensate for class time lost to snow closings, the Faculty Senate voted Feb. 19 to amend the academic calendar to designate Reading Day on Thursday, April 30 as a Monday class day. Final exams will start on Friday, May 1 as scheduled.  “Faculty are asked to use this Monday make up...
April 30 calendar page
The search committee for the assistant provost for diversity has identified three more finalists for the position: Eric Castillo, Ken Durgans and Leykia Brill. All three will visit campus and make public presentations to the community during the upcoming week. Castillo will give his presentation...
Ann Marie Fallon of Portland State University, a finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, will give a presentation to the campus community on Monday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. in 917 Campus Center and will be available for questions until 5:15 p.m. Her visit was postponed by a snowstorm on Feb. 2...
Ann Marie Fallon
Highlights from the 2015 "UMass in Winter" photo contest.  More than 370 submissions were submitted by students, alumni, faculty, staff and campus visitors. See all 40 finalists at bit.do/winterphotocontest.
umass in winter photo contest
Charlana Simmons, director of student success and diversity in the College of Natural Sciences and a finalist for associate provost for diversity, will give a presentation to the campus community on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. in 163C Campus Center and will be available for questions until 4:15 p.m...
Charlana Simmons
The Five College Consortium has signed an agreement to purchase 46 acres of land in Hadley as the site for a 2.5-million-volume Library Annex that will provide shelving to supplement the capacities of the collaboration’s on-campus libraries. Most of the land, which lies between North Maple...
Five Colleges building
Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, a faculty member at Dartmouth College and a finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, will visit campus Thursday, Feb. 12 and make a presentation to the campus community at 4 p.m. in 904-08 Campus Center. She will be available for questions until 5:15 p.m....
Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina

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