Ex-UMass trustees: Senate provision misguided

Call budget measure an attempt to usurp board’s authority

IN 1988, in observance of the University of Massachusetts’ 125th anniversary, the board of trustees established a commission with a charge “to examine and make recommendations on the future role of the university in the Commonwealth, its governance, and financing.” The concern in the Commonwealth at the time was that Massachusetts was not responding vigorously(...)

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