The University of Massachusetts Amherst

News and Announcements

In an ongoing collaborative effort to support diversity, equity and inclusion in faculty recruitment and retention, the Faculty Diversity Team in the Office of the Provost has launched a new two-hour training program this month to promote best strategies and practices in evaluation and promotion processes.

Faculty who are engaged in Classroom Equity Action Plan work are invited to the open forum and can drop in to the Great Hall on the second floor of the Old Chapel any time between noon and 2 p.m.

Senior Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion Wilmore Webley is pleased to welcome a cohort of 32 faculty to the STRIDE Faculty Fellowship Program.

Seven UMass Amherst faculty, researchers, and administrators have been selected to receive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Senior Assistant Provost for Administration and Finance Amy Stout has been selected by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) to take part in its 2023-24 Emerging Leaders Program.

Provost Serio has announced that fourteen teams of faculty and librarians from across all UMass Amherst schools and colleges have been awarded Interdisciplinary Research Grants for 2023.

Provost Serio has appointed Joye Bowman, Professor of History and Senior Associate Dean in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, as interim dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

Dr. Malone, currently Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement, has been named to serve as Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Dr. Michael A. Fox has been appointed dean of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst by Provost Tricia Serio, effective on August 15.

Chancellor Subbaswamy announced to the UMass Amherst community to announce that Provost Tricia Serio will be leaving UMass Amherst at the end of July to join the University of Washington as their provost and executive vice president of academic affairs.

Provost Tricia Serio is pleased to announce an internal search for the position of Associate Provost for Academic Programs, Mount Ida Campus, a newly created leadership position to support the growth and development of the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst.

Provost Tricia Serio is pleased to announce that four UMass Amherst faculty have been selected to receive the lifetime honorific of Provost Professor: Kenneth Carter, Robert DeConto, Edie Meidav, and Shelly Peyton.