Mass. Education Secretary said current public higher education system is “a formula for mediocrity” Continue reading “Peyser outlines corporate agenda for higher ed”
Voting in key primaries closes at 8 p.m; UMass Labor Center dispute covered in Boston Globe; Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary. Continue reading “DailyDouble: State primaries held today, UMass Labor Center fight hits front page”
SBS Dean John Hird wrote that the university will “restore the success” of the Labor Center in an email to faculty and staff.
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UMass to gut Labor Studies program unless it becomes a “revenue generator,” says former director.
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Low state funding is responsible for the growth in out-of-state student enrollment. Continue reading “Pioneer Institute’s UMass report misses real problem”
Underrepresented minority enrollment at UMass Amherst has only increased four percent over the last 40 years. Continue reading “People of color severely underrepresented at UMass Amherst”
The allocation, which should mitigate an upcoming 5 to 8 percent fee increase, is higher than some proposals, but much lower than UMass requested.