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Marty Meehan's First Day As UMass President25:03


The University of Massachusetts has a new president. Marty Meehan takes over Wednesday as the 27th president of the public university system.

He has been chancellor of UMass Lowell for the last eight years and is a former congressman. He joined us to talk about the UMass system.


Marty Meehan, president of UMass, which tweets @UMass.


WBUR: New UMass President, Talking With Students On 1st Day, Proposes 3-Year Programs For Veterans

  • "The new president of the five-campus University of Massachusetts system is proposing three-year programs for veterans as one way of cutting tuition costs."

This segment aired on July 1, 2015.

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