The search committee for Commonwealth Honors College Dean has identified Danielle T Smith, Director of the Rochester Institute of Technology Honors Program, as a finalist. Dr. Smith will give a presentation to the campus community, Monday, February 3rd at 3:15pm in Campus Center 174-176, and will be available for questions until 4:45pm.
January 29th, 2014
November 13th, 2013
The University of Massachusetts invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of Commonwealth Honors College. Review of applications, which should include a curriculum vitae and a cover letter including a statement about the candidate's views on the role of honors in undergraduate education, will begin on November 29, 2013. Acceptance of nominations and applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
August 15th, 2013
The University of Massachusetts invites applications for the position of Associate Provost and Director of the Center for Teaching & Faculty Development.
June 13th, 2013
The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications and nominations for a visionary scholar of distinction to serve as the inaugural holder of the Endowed Chair in the Study of Nonviolent Direct Action and Civil Resistance, a new faculty position focused on the scientific study of nonviolent direct action and civil resistance.
March 12th, 2013
Nominations are due by Friday, March 15th, and will be accepted from any member of the University of Massachusetts Amherst community. The awards showcase excellence among our faculty and staff who are engaged in community partnerships that create benefit for the public as well as our institution.
Nominations will be evaluated by a committee drawn from the Faculty Senate Council on University Service, Public Service and Outreach, which will make recommendations for awards to the Provost. Previous awardees are not eligible.
January 17th, 2013
Provost James V. Staros has named Tim Anderson, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Florida, as Dean of the College of Engineering, effective March 1, 2013.
December 3rd, 2012
Provost James V. Staros has appointed Christopher Hollot as Interim Dean of the College of Engineering, effective December 1, 2012.
October 17th, 2012
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and Provost James V. Staros have launched a collaborative campus-wide strategic planning process. The first phase will produce a plan for submission to the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) by the end of this academic year.
August 29th, 2012
Provost James Staros will lead the 4th annual Academic Leadership Retreat on Thursday, August 30, 2012, at the Marriott Center in the Campus Center.
Dean Announcements made for the Graduate School, Social & Behavioral Sciences, and Humanities & Fine ArtsMay 18th, 2012