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Convocation ceremonies to celebrate campus accomplishments at UMass Medical School

Four distinguished faculty to be invested as named professors; donors to be recognized

Date Posted: Monday, September 09, 2019

The UMass Medical School community will come together this week to celebrate student and faculty accomplishments and officially launch the new academic year. The signature event, Convocation, will be held in the Albert Sherman Center auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 4 p.m., when Chancellor Michael F. Collins will deliver his annual address and present the 2019 Chancellor’s Medals for excellence in teaching, scholarship, service and clinical excellence.

The Investiture ceremony, immediately following Convocation, will invest four distinguished faculty members as named professors and honor the donors who endowed them. The following named professors will be invested: