Most “Yes” on Question 2 money comes from out-of-state corporate donors. Continue reading “Who wants more charter schools?”
Charlie Baker’s Education Secretary said our public higher education system is “a formula for mediocrity.” Continue reading “Peyser outlines corporate agenda for higher ed”
In a drubbing, Jehlen received 80 percent of the vote.
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SBS Dean John Hird wrote that the university will “restore the success” of the Labor Center in an email to faculty and staff.
Continue reading “UMass admins deny ‘attack’ on Labor Center”
UMass to gut Labor Studies program unless it becomes a “revenue generator,” says former director.
Continue reading “UMass Amherst admins force out Labor Center director”
Low state funding is responsible for the growth in out-of-state student enrollment. Continue reading “Pioneer Institute’s UMass report misses real problem”
Repeating 2008’s mistakes helps Bernie win. Or turns away his youthful coalition. Continue reading “An open letter to Hillary Clinton”
Underrepresented minority enrollment at UMass Amherst has only increased four percent over the last 40 years. Continue reading “People of color severely underrepresented at UMass Amherst”
Paying prisoners fairly would make it impossible to keep so many people in prison. Continue reading “Want to end mass incarceration fast? Pay prisoners the minimum wage”
The allocation, which should mitigate an upcoming 5 to 8 percent fee increase, is higher than some proposals, but much lower than UMass requested.