Jacob Carter Succeeds Joe Connolly as PWE Director

Jacob Carter has been named director of The Partnership for Worker Education (PWE) at UMass Amherst. Carter, who previously served as assistant director and recently earned his doctorate from the College of Education, succeeds Joe Connolly, who co-founded the partnership and served as its director for nearly 36 years. Housed within the Office of Human Resources, PWE develops partnerships with employers and unions that address the changing workplace, including new skills for employees and initiatives that address employee advancement, engagement, retention and morale.

"It is such an honor to steward PWE into this next chapter," Carter says. "I am eager to continue our groundbreaking work in participatory and empowerment-focused education for workers in a way that enhances our campus and our commonwealth."

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