Lauded as a visionary leader with a demonstrated commitment to innovation, academic excellence, and the transformative power of higher education, Dr. Robert E. Johnson became Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on July 1, 2017.
Events to mark the Inauguration of Chancellor Johnson are planned for April 17-20, 2018.
With an unyielding belief that higher education is a public good, Dr. Johnson has dedicated a quarter century of his life to building higher education opportunity for people.
Video of Chancellor Johnson's MLK Speech
Watch Chancellor Robert E. Johnson speak at Bristol Community College about the importance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy.
Chancellor Johnson delivers keynote to Bristol Community College MLK breakfast - Part 2
The following is the prepared text that Chancellor Robert E. Johnson used for his keynote address at Bristol Community College's annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast.
UMass leaders express opposition to federal tax reform package
UMass President Marty Meehan and the chancellors of the five UMass campuses issued a statement opposing provisions of the federal “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” that they say will have a negative impact on UMass students and college students.