The chancellor is the public face of the university as well as strategist and thought leader. He nurtures strong connections in the campus community and beyond, and maintains UMass Amherst’s status as a cutting-edge, top-ranked public institution.
Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
The Office of the Provost is responsible for ensuring excellence in the academic mission of the university in the areas of education, discovery, and public service.
Administration and Finance
Andrew Mangels, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
The Office of Administration and Finance implements campus services and resources in support of the university’s core activities in research, academic opportunities, and community engagement.
Ryan Bamford, Director of Athletics
UMass Athletics delivers a world-class experience for our student-athletes while instilling pride and camaraderie in all who follow us.
Equity and Inclusion
Nefertiti Walker, Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion
The Office of Equity and Inclusion fosters the university’s values to form and strengthen socially just learning and working environments that enhance a culture of excellence through diverse people, ideas, and perspectives.
Kevin Kerwood, Interim Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
The Office of Human Resources strives to create an environment where faculty and staff do their best work.
Christopher Misra, Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and CIO
The Office of Information Technology ensures comprehensive, high-quality technology services that enhance the academic mission and business processes for UMass Amherst students, faculty, and staff.
Research and Engagement
Laura Vandenberg, Acting Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement
The Office of Research and Engagement supports the expansion of research and scholarship on campus and helps to cultivate UMass Amherst’s position as a high-ranking research institution.
Student Affairs and Campus Life
Shelly Perdomo-Ahmed, Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life
The Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life provides a supportive living and learning environment of responsive care and support for student retention, graduation, and success beyond college.
John Kennedy, Vice Chancellor for University Relations
University Relations is the central source for leadership in communicating the impressive achievements and profound impact of UMass Amherst to both internal and external audiences.