Katherine S. Newman assumed the office of Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in the Fall of 2014.  The Chief Academic Officer of the campus, she provides leadership for the mission of the University in education, research, service and the impact of UMass in the community and the state of Massachusetts.

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News & Announcements

  • December 4th, 2015

    The search has been launched for Dean of Libraries.  The search committee is co-chaired by Bruce Croft, Interim Dean of Information and Computer Sciences, and Gretchen Gerzina, Dean of Commonwealth Honors College.  Search committee members are Iqbal Agha, Chair and Professor, Finance & Operations Management; Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Director, W.E.B.

  • October 5th, 2015

    The draft was produced by the UMA-ACE Committee chaired by Professor Joseph Berger and Mzamo Mangaliso.  The Draft Plan will be discussed at the Faculty Senate Meeting on October 8, and subsequently with associated Faculty Senate Councils and Committees, and with any interested faculty.