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Stop UMD Tuition Hikes
Stop UMD Tuition Hikes
The UMASS Board of Trustees is expected to announce tuition and fee increases today for the Fall semester. Trustees are gathering in Worcester and are expected to vote to increase tuition and fees by 2 to 3 percent for students at the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth and Lowell campuses...
Free Ain't Free
Free Ain't Free
Massachusetts lawmakers are considering several bills that would make part or all of college education free or debt-free for a segment of the population. When will these do-gooders learn that nothing is free? Someone has to pay for it. Should one of these plans become law would the instructors agree to work for free...
Restructuring Planned at UMass Dartmouth
Restructuring Planned at UMass Dartmouth
Following a year of dialogue among faculty, students and administrators, the UMass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts is restructuring to streamline administration and create more flexibility for students. The proposal, which reduces the number of academic departments within the college from six to three without eliminating any course offerings, was recently endorsed by CVPA faculty o
UMD, BCC Tuition Hikes Likely
UMD, BCC Tuition Hikes Likely
Students of public higher education, already reeling from tuition and fee increases this year, can expect more of the same this Fall. As the Baker Administration and state lawmakers prepare to grapple with a budget for the fiscal year that begins July1st, one thing appears likely, the cost of attending UMASS Dartmouth and Bristol Community College is going up again...
UMD Professor Awarded Grant to Help ELL Students With STEM Education
UMD Professor Awarded Grant to Help ELL Students With STEM Education
A UMass Dartmouth assistant professor has received a grant of almost $800,000 to advance science and technology education for English Language Learners. Dr. Shakhnoza Kayumova of the Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education received the $778,700 grant from the National Science Foundation through the prestigious CAREER Award for Faculty Early Career Development...

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