Chancellor of UMass Dartmouth Leaving Post at the End of the Academic Year

Jean MacCormack, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, announced that she will step down from her leadership post at the end of the academic year. Dr. MacCormack, who has led the university since 1999, may continue teaching part-time after stepping down as chancellor.

During her tenure, enrollments have grown by 36 percent and research funding has increased from $7 million to $26 million. She also presided over the creation of the first public law school in the state, which is seeking accreditation from the American Bar Association.

Dr. MacCormack is a graduate of Emmanuel College in Boston. She holds a master’s degree and an educational doctorate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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