MassMutual donation boosts UMass science (Editorial)

MassMutual donation MassMutual Foundation has donated $15M to boost computer science at UMass Amherst and in Springfield. Here, Holyoke Community College President William Messner, Richard Sullivan, CEO of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts and UMass Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy chat before the announcement on June 10 at the UMass Center at Springfield in Tower Square. (Dave Roback/The Republican) The largest grant ever made by MassMutual to a local or regional initiative is a tremendous boost to the computer science program at the University of Massachusetts.The $15 million grant is a nod to the present but also the future. Most will go to the Center for Data Science and will allow for additional faculty, a doubling of course options and expansion of the master’s degree program. The remainder of…


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