Chancellor’s Communications

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50th Anniversary Book Launch

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | May 13, 2015
The campus community is invited to the book launch party for UMass Boston at 50: A Fiftieth-Anniversary History of the University of Massachusetts Boston, happening on Monday, May 18 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge.

Chancellor’s Awards for Distinguished Scholarship, Teaching, and Service

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | May 12, 2015
Jean Rhodes, Erik Blaser, and William Robinson will receive Chancellor's Awards at this year's commencement.

Mentors and Mentoring

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | May 06, 2015
UMass Boston is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, which matches students with outstanding faculty mentors in their chosen STEM disciplines.

Chancellor Meehan selected as new UMass president

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | May 04, 2015
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees on Friday selected UMass Lowell Chancellor Martin Meehan as the next president of the five-campus UMass system.

Earthquake in Nepal

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | April 27, 2015
Chancellor Motley extends his deepest condolences to those affected by Saturday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal. The Nepali Student Association will gather Monday afternoon to plan their coordinated response to this tragedy.

What happens next—NEASC review process

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | April 22, 2015
A formal report from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) visiting team is expected sometime in June.

UMass Boston Making Campus Enhancements

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | April 16, 2015
UMass Boston's friends and neighbors are invited to the Annual Community Meeting on April 29 to learn more about the university’s new programs, community partnerships, and master plan for the future of the campus.

UMass Boston Remembers

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | April 15, 2015
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has declared today One Boston Day. The UMass Boston community also remembers the Boston Marathon bombings by participating in and supporting the Run for Krystle.

NEASC Reaccreditation Team to Visit Campus, Hold Open Meetings

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | April 08, 2015
A review team from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges will be on the UMass Boston campus for a site visit and open meetings as part of a comprehensive review.

Community engagement – Uplifting our community, strengthening our university

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | April 01, 2015
The annual Community Breakfast gives UMass Boston an opportunity to honor two individuals whose work in the community greatly improves people’s lives, and to highlight our connections with surrounding communities.