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.

  • Biography and Leadership Philosophy

    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.

  • University Leadership

    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.

  • Communications

    Stay up-to-date with Chancellor Johnson. Communications from the Chancellor include blog posts, news articles, interviews, speeches, videos, reports, and presentations.

  • Campus Master Plan

    Inventing our future: a comprehensive new facilities and land use master plan will guide the development of an evolving UMass Dartmouth.