Robert Caret

UMass President Leaving For Post In Maryland
University of Massachusetts president Robert Caret is leaving to become the chancellor of the University System of Maryland.
The announcement was made on Wednesday by James Shea, chairman of the USM Board of Regents. Caret will begin his new post on July 1, 2015...
Top-Earning State Employees Dwarf Governor’s Paycheck
An advisory board recommends increasing the Massachusetts governor's annual pay to $250,000 while also giving sizable raises to other statewide officials and top legislative leaders.  The Special Advisory Commission on Public Compensation says the governor's pay should increase from $…
UMass System Reports Record-High Endowment
The University of Massachusetts' endowment has grown to record high $757 million after fundraising efforts exceeded expectations during the latest fiscal year.
President Robert Caret announced Wednesday that the five-campus system raised almost $117 million in gifts and pledges during the 2014 fiscal…
UMass President Seeks $40 Million Budget Increase
 
The president of the University of Massachusetts system has announced that he plans to ask for $519 million in state funding for fiscal year that starts in July.
 
    President Robert Caret said Wednesday the request is $40 million higher than last year and would advance the system's quest for stude…
UMass Boosts Financial Aid
The University of Massachusetts is directing a record $169.2 million of its own funds toward student financial during the current academic year.
UMass President Robert Caret announced Wednesday that the money, mostly in the form of grants, helps maintain affordability, access, and keeps student debt …