Chancellor’s Communications

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Budget Review

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | November 09, 2017
Firm KPMG finds that an array of factors combined to cause UMass Boston its past budget distress.

Looking Ahead

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | October 12, 2017
Barry Mills is stepping down as interim chancellor in June 2018.

Campus Update

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | September 29, 2017
This new academic year began with our welcoming the largest first-time freshman class ever, with UMass Boston rising in U.S. News & World Report’s top-tier National Universities category and with our faculty continuing to be recognized for teaching, research, and service.

Interim Chancellor Mills’s 2017 Convocation Address*

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | September 14, 2017
Read the text of Interim Chancellor Barry Mills's 2017 convocation address.

DACA Announcement

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | September 05, 2017
Following the Trump administration’s plan to wind down DACA, UMass Boston is involved in all efforts to support its DACA students and their families, including connecting them with legal advice and protecting their personal data. The hope is to schedule a public forum in the coming days.

Welcome!

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | September 05, 2017
UMass Boston's interim chancellor welcomes returning and new UMass Boston students. UMass Boston is welcoming its largest first-time freshman class.

Statement on Charlottesville Violence

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | August 14, 2017
In the wake of the events in Charlottesville, Interim Chancellor Barry Mills says UMass Boston is committed to fairness, equality, and social justice.

Leadership changes

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | August 02, 2017
Effective, August 15, Winston Langley will step down as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Associate Provost and Dean of Faculty Emily McDermott will serve as interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Fiscal Issues Update

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | July 11, 2017
Interim Chancellor Barry Mills reports that 50 people have signed up for the Voluntary Separation Incentive Program (VSIP), which will eliminate more than $4 million in salaries from the university’s payroll. The university faces a $30 million deficit.

Change in Leadership

Barry Mills, Interim Chancellor | July 05, 2017
Interim Chancellor Barry Mills will be carrying on the work of Chancellor J. Keith Motley.