UMass President Marty Meehan to join UMass Dartmouth community for start of new academic year

UMass Dartmouth welcomes President Meehan for Convocation Breakfast followed by ceremony welcoming Class of 2019

President Meehan will visit campus for the first time since his unanimous selection in May to lead the UMass system

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman and the University community will welcome UMass President Marty Meehan to campus for the start of the new academic year at the annual Convocation Breakfast. This will be President Meehan’s first visit to the Dartmouth campus since his unanimous selection in May to lead the UMass system.

The 2015 Convocation Breakfast will take place Tuesday, September 1, at 8:30 a.m., at Lawrence Hall in Woodland Commons. UMass Dartmouth's 2015 Convocation ceremony will take place following the Breakfast at 11 a.m., at the Vietnam Veterans Peace Memorial Amphitheater.

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant public university actively engaged in personalized teaching and innovative research, and acting as an intellectual catalyst for regional economic, social, and cultural development. UMass Dartmouth's mandate to serve its community is realized through countless partnerships, programs, and other outreach efforts to engage the community, and apply its knowledge to help address local issues and empower others to facilitate change for all.