The university is undergoing a comprehensive evaluation for reaccreditation by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). A team of nine evaluators from public research universities across the U.S. will be visiting the campus Oct. 21-24. During this time, more than 40 meetings will be held on campus to enable the evaluators to better understand how the university meets the standards of quality outlined by NECHE. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend one of three open meetings scheduled for Monday, Oct. 22.
Professor Ramesh Sitaraman of UMass Amherst’s College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) is one of a large team of scientists and engineers who have been honored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) with its SIGCOMM Networking Systems Award for work that “has had a significant impact on the world of computer networking,” the association says.