Fast-growing UMass computer science programs get MassMutual Foundation boost

This story follows: MassMutual Foundation donates $15M to boost computer science at UMass Amherst and Springfield SPRINGFIELD — The year-old College of Information and Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has about 1,000 undergraduate students, about 200 students in master’s degree programs and 200 students in its doctorate programs. The programs, university leaders said Friday, are roughly four times larger than they were a few years ago but could grow larger with just-announced financial assistance from the MassMutual Foundation. MassMutual Financial Group hosted a breakfast-time event Friday to announce that its MassMutual Foundation will give $15 million to UMass over the next 10 years. Of that, $12 million will go to data science programs at UMass Amherst. The remaining $3 million will go to support a cybersecurity program at the UMass Springfield…


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