Promoting economic development is one way UMass is looking to partner with Amherst and other towns in the region. That’s according to Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy who spoke at Wednesday’s UMass community breakfast. Subbaswamy calls the 20 to 30 year strategic plan UMass and the town of Amherst will compete in the next few months, a positive and necessary step to building a community that will be the pride of the country.
An announcement on whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager is expected this afternoon.
Hagel was appointed less than two years ago as Obama pushed his signature program of winding up wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.
The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.