List of Chancellors of the University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Chancellors of the University of Massachusetts Amherst are individuals who serve in the top position of the university.[1] The office, originally known as "President," was changed to "Chancellor" in 1970 following Lederle's resignation and the opening of UMass Boston five years earlier. The title "President of the University of Massachusetts" now refers to the president of the entire five-campus University of Massachusetts system. The current Chancellor of the Amherst campus is Kumble R. Subbaswamy. The Chancellor resides in Hillside, the campus residence for chancellors.[2]

List of Presidents and Chancellors[edit]

William S. Clark, founder of the university and the school's first functioning president

Presidents of Massachusetts Agricultural College[edit]

Presidents of Massachusetts State College[edit]

Presidents of the University of Massachusetts[edit]

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Chancellors of the University of Massachusetts Amherst[edit]


  1. ^ University of Massachusetts, Office of the Chancellor, Former Chancellors and Presidents of the Amherst Campus "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 23, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ [1] Hillside House Last Updated: 2012. Accessed: July 9, 2012.
  3. ^ "Term: Chadbourne, Paul Ansel 1823 - 1883". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved September 26, 2012. 
  4. ^ University of Massachusetts