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The state has appointed a new receiver for the Paul A. Dever Elementary School: former Boston Public Schools commissioner and Boston Latin School headmaster Michael Contompasis.

Long-struggling, the Dever is a... Read more

Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang will resign, leaving the post he has held for the past three years.

In an statement Friday afternoon, Chang said, “I am in active negotiations with the Boston School Committee for a mutual parting... Read more

By Rita Kiki Edozie and Barbara Lewis of UMass Boston

It is now well known to the nation that UMass-Boston’s 2018 chancellor search ended unceremoniously with UMass System President, Martin Meehan attributing the failed... Read more

The seven-month search for a new UMass Boston chancellor ended with a whimper late last month when the three finalists withdrew their candidacies for the post... Read more

Saying some on their Dorchester campus feel ignored, University of Massachusetts Boston students, faculty and staff on Wednesday made a series of asks to UMass trustees.

"We feel as though we've been shouting into a void," UMass Boston student... Read more

Chancellor finalists withdraw in wake of faculty attack on process; search on hold; trustee rues “calumny” on the candidates

The search for a new leader for the UMass Boston campus in Dorchester came to an abrupt and... Read more

It’s time to bring back Dr. J. Keith Motley as the chancellor of UMass Boston.

The turmoil that is swirling around UMass Boston’s... Read more

The decision of the three University of Massachusetts Boston chancellor finalists to drop out of the search came after a university-wide meeting where more than 200 faculty members decided none of the candidates were the right fit, according to one... Read more

An oversight hearing held Wednesday to examine the deal between University of Massachusetts Amherst and Mount Ida College also highlighted broader tensions between different regions of the state and within the UMass system.

UMass Amherst is... Read more

Dorchester’s Bill and Denise Richard, both graduates of Bridgewater State University, were awarded honorary degrees at the university’s spring Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 12. More than 2,100 bachelor’s degrees were awarded during two... Read more

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