Chancellor’s Communications

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Research Projects Recognized, Funded

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | July 15, 2015
The University of Massachusetts President’s Office awards three faculty members $174,500 through the President's Science and Technology Initiatives Fund and the President's Creative Economy Initiatives Fund.

Kudos to Camp Shriver

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | July 08, 2015
UMass Boston celebrated 10 years of Camp Shriver yesterday during a kickoff ceremony with Tim Shriver, chairman of Special Olympics International.

Giving a UMass Boston Welcome to President Meehan

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | July 01, 2015
President Marty Meehan came to the UMass Boston campus to meet and talk with students, answering questions and laying out his priorities for the University of Massachusetts.

A Historic Day for Love and Equality

Chancellor J. Keith Motley, PhD | June 26, 2015
Inclusion is a principle we’ve held dear at the University of Massachusetts Boston since our founding, and as chancellor, I was excited to learn about the Supreme Court’s decision today confirming that gay couples have the right to marry in all 50 states.

UMass Boston Students Open New Worlds to Rwandan Children

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | June 24, 2015
The global impact of UMass Boston has been on display recently through the story of two recent graduates who are making a difference in Rwanda.

A Grand Slam on Columbia Point

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | June 17, 2015
The University of Massachusetts Boston had much to celebrate last week as we broke ground on J. Donald Monan, SJ, Park, a sports complex shared with Boston College High School that will provide our baseball team with its own home field.

A Night of Celebration and Imagination

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | June 10, 2015
UMass Boston invited the more than 550 friends, alumni, and supporters who attended Thursday's Golden Gala to "just imagine" what the future holds for UMass Boston as the university officially launched our $100 million Just Imagine campaign.

Spring Celebrations

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | June 03, 2015
The holder of the Deval L. Patrick Chair in Social, Political, and Economic Innovation will address critical social and economic inequities that impact the quality of life in our region as well as across the country and around the globe.

Chancellor’s Welcome: 47th Commencement

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | May 29, 2015
Chancellor Motley congratulates the Class of 2015, which is made up of a record number of 4,144 graduating students.

Countdown to Commencement

J. Keith Motley, PhD, Chancellor, UMass Boston | May 27, 2015
UMass Boston is just two days away from the much-anticipated commencement ceremony, happening this year at the TD Garden.