In response to heightened concerns about the spread of coronavirus and Governor Charlie Baker’s declaration of a state of emergency, the university will transition to online learning on March 23 at the conclusion of spring break.
As part of its ongoing response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the university has announced several event restrictions for off-site events, on-campus event participation and hosting and internal events and meetings.
The Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst has taken steps to implement Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy’s decision to suspend in-person instruction and transition to remote course delivery upon the conclusion of spring break and at least through April 3.
In his new book, “Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century,” School of Public Policy director Alasdair Roberts lays out, in stark terms, the global government crisis we face at this moment in history.
Levi Stockbridge, farmer, educator, legislator and scientist, helped found Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1863. He was the first professor of agriculture and the Stockbridge School of Agriculture is named in his honor at UMass Amherst.