Columns, Speeches, and Updates
Two big wins for student success ›
Category: UpdatesUMass Boston has received grants aimed at student success programs within the College of Science and Mathematics and the College of Liberal Arts.
College Affordability: UMass Boston’s Ahead of the Game ›
Category: ColumnsAs UMass Boston expands our academic programs and enhances our oceanfront campus, we also continue to strive to provide access to higher education, keeping our costs and our students’ debt burden as low as possible.
Meeting our next mayor ›
Category: UpdatesUMass Boston will host two forums between the candidates vying to be the next mayor of Boston.
A night for our future! ›
Category: UpdatesUMass Boston established the James T. Brett Chair in Disability and Workforce Development in the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development Monday night and raised more than $1.4 million for the university.
An Assessment of Our Environment: 2013 Convocation Address ›
Category: SpeechesThe chancellor's 2013 convocation address explores the physical and programmatic changes to the UMass Boston campus, signaling progress on the university's strategic plan.
See you tomorrow at Convocation ›
Category: UpdatesStudents, faculty, and staff are invited to Thursday's convocation, which includes an address from two speakers from Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Divinity School, and a student BBQ.
Laying the Foundation for a Great Year and an Exciting Future ›
Category: UpdatesWelcome Week, which includes next week's convocation, is in full swing. New and returning students will notice the construction on campus. Stay up to date at umb.edu/construction.
Remembering the March on Washington ›
Category: UpdatesChancellor Motley encourages you to take a moment to reflect on the meaning of Dr. King’s March on Washington at 3 p.m. as the sound of freedom rings across the country.
Chancellor’s Welcome: 45th Commencement ›
Category: SpeechesUMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley shared a few stories from our 3,906 graduating students, and granted a posthumous degree to former UMass Boston student Krystle Campbell. Her brother William received the degree on her behalf.
Civic Virtue, Public Education, and Democracy ›
Category: ColumnsIn this month's column, Chancellor Motley writes education fights the establishment of a monopoly on ideas about truth, good, beauty, and human happiness.