Associate Provost for Faculty Development, Angela C. M. de Oliveira, seeks two faculty leaders to join her team in the Office of Faculty Development. These Associate Directors of Faculty Development will contribute to positive institutional change through faculty development programming and internal research.
On August 29, 2023 the Office of Faculty Development (OFD) welcomed new faculty and librarians to campus at its annual New Faculty Orientation (NFO) event.
The start of the academic year is always an exciting and busy time. The campus swells with life and energy as students return and we all begin to think about our goals and priorities for the year.
Two UMass faculty members and a librarian have been recognized as the 2023 recipients of the Provost’s Distinguished Community Engagement Awards for teaching, research and service.
Elizabeth Sharrow, associate professor of public policy and history, has published a new book, “Equality Unfulfilled: How Title IX’s Policy Design Undermines Change to College Sport” (Cambridge University Press, July 2023), examining the half-century legacy of the law’s passage.
The Eugene M. Isenberg Chair in Integrative Studies at the Isenberg School of Management, delivered a keynote talk at the 23rd International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) conference.
Distinguished professor in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, has been awarded an honorary credential from Central China Normal University in Wuhan.
Assistant professor in the Department of Resource Economics, has won the International Health Economics Association’s (IHEA) Adam Wagstaff prize for outstanding research on the economics of healthcare financing and delivery in low- and middle-income countries.
Wilmore Webley, senior vice provost for equity and inclusion, is pleased to welcome a cohort of 32 faculty members to the STRIDE Faculty Fellowship Program, aimed at advancing faculty diversity and retention at UMass Amherst.
Researchers in computer science and engineering at UMass Amherst and UMass Boston teamed up to help diversify STEM culture across the UMass system with help from a $499,972 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.