Robert L. Caret, PhD
Robert L. Caret is the 26th President of the University of Massachusetts, which this year celebrates the 150th anniversary of its founding. The 70,000-student University of Massachusetts system consists of the flagship campus in Amherst, along with campuses in Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell and Worcester. The Worcester campus is the home of the Commonwealth's public academic medical school.
The state's new public law school is based at UMass Dartmouth. The University has an annual operating budget of $2.9 billion, graduates more than 15,000 students a year and has nearly 450,000 alumni worldwide. UMass annual research expenditures are in the vicinity of $600 million and the University is an established national leader in generating licensing income.
The President is the University's chief executive officer and works to advance its mission of education, research and public service.
The President reports to the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees.
University of Massachusetts Presidents 1864-present