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University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

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 year, a 12 percent increase over the previous year and about $12 million more than the goal

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UMass Panel Votes To Freeze Tuition And Fees

A University of Massachusetts panel has approved a freeze on tuition and mandatory fees for in-state undergraduate students for the 2014-15 academic year.

The unanimous vote Wednesday by the UMass Board of Trustees' finance committee likely paves the way for a second consecutive year without tuition increases for most undergrads at the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth and Lowell campuses

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University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

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 student-state funding parity while allowing for tuition and mandatory fees for in-state undergraduate students to be frozen for a second consecutive year.
 

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