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December 17, 2017
WFCR Local Features
WFCR Local Features
UMass Headed For Transition
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UMass Amherst is headed for a transition. Today, Louisiana State University's Board of Supervisors is expected to make its final decision about hiring UMass Amherst Chancellor John Lombardi as their new system president. Lombardi's imminent departure from Massachusetts comes after several months of debate over a proposal from UMass President Jack Wilson to restructure governance of the university system. Wilson said his so-called "One University" initiative was an effort to draw the five campuses closer together-- but it's been contentious since it was announced. WFCR's Tina Antolini has more.
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