UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

UMass Should Hold Off On Fee Hikes, Says Senate President

Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg is asking the University of Massachusetts to reconsider planned fee hikes.


Oluwatoni Onikeku (Photo from UMass Lowell)

UMass Student Drowns In Deerfield River

Crews have recovered the body of a Nigerian student who police say drowned in a Massachusetts river.


UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

UMass Votes To Hike Undergraduate Costs By Up To 5 Percent

It’s the first increase for undergraduates in three years.


UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

UMass Trustees Meet To Consider Student Fee Hike

The subcommittee on administration and finance last week recommended a hike in fees of up to 5 percent.



Grafton Man Dies After Fleeing UMass Police Officers

A 23-year-old Grafton man died after he dove into Lake Quinsigamond while fleeing UMass Police Sunday night.


Pine Dale Hall at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Student Sexually Assaulted At UMass Dartmouth

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently sent out two separate warnings about female students who were allegedly sexually assaulted at a sophomore dorm.


UMass President Marty Meehan (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: New UMass President Wants More Help From Beacon Hill

New UMass President Marty Meehan has a message for politicians on Beacon Hill about funding when it comes to public higher education.


Marty Meehan. (WBZ-TV File Image)

Former Congressman Marty Meehan Named UMass President

Marty Meehan was appointed as UMass president-elect on Friday by a unanimous vote from the board of trustees.


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UMass Presidential Search Committee To Hold Second Meeting

The University of Massachusetts Presidential Search Committee will hold its second meeting Tuesday to discuss the next steps in the search process.


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Ryan Bamford Named New AD At UMass

Ryan Bamford, who served as senior associate director of athletics at Georgia Tech the last two years, has been named the new AD at UMass.