University Leadership

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As chief executive officer of the campus, the Chancellor provides leadership in all areas of campus life, from academics and student affairs to the advancement of the university and the region. The Chancellor is also responsible for maintaining relationships with the UMass Office of the President and the UMass Board of Trustees.

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Divina Grossman, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Mohammad A. Karim, PhD
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
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Gerry Kavanaugh

Gerry Kavanaugh
Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Management
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James Sheehan 
Vice Chancellor for Administration Administration and Fiscal Services
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Renee Buisson
Vice Chancellor for Marketing
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Tesfay Meressi
Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
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John Hoey
Assistant Chancellor for Strategic Communication, Media Relations and Special Projects
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Jack Moynihan, Interim Vice Chancellor, Advancement 

Jack Moynihan
Interim Vice Chancellor, Advancement
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