Janet Glick assumed the role of Program Manager, Research Centers & Seed Funding at UMass Amherst in December 2022. She is responsible for working with the three Centers, Core Facilities, and faculty, who have received seed funding from IALS, including the Manning / IALS Innovation Award program. She comes to UMass Amherst from Mount Holyoke College where she worked for over 8 years as Associate Director of on Campus Programs. Her work included alumnae engagement, volunteer management and event planning. Prior to working in higher education, she was in the hospitality Industry and brings many years of experience in problem solving, organization and customer service skills.