“Like a mirror,” said UMass Boston's first chancellor, John Ryan in 1966, “the urban university will reflect society's image,” including its “problems, hopes, successes, failures, virtues ...[and] heroes.”
Throughout the decades since its inaugural chancellorship, by honoring both the principles of its founders and the legacy of Boston State, the University of Massachusetts Boston has done just that. Read more »
In reporting on the generosity of private donors over the past year, we focus on how philanthropic investments bring possibilities to fruition for our students and faculty.
The talents which your gifts cultivate — the knowledge they galvanize and the communities they nourish — “mirror” new leaders, fresh insights, and social transformation for Boston, the Commonwealth, and beyond. Thank you for investing in Boston’s public university.