1. University of Massachusetts chooses UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan

    University of Massachusetts chooses UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan

    There can also be collaborations between the campuses, such as an effort he was involved with at UMass Lowell working together with the UMass medical school on a medical device development center. Meehan pledged to be ... Randy Phillis, president of ...Boston Globe (subscription)Sentinel & EnterpriseGloucester Daily Times

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    1. I don't want to be president of the status quo.
    2. I will personally raise more money than any other president of this university.
    3. He knows the system inside and out. He has a passion for higher education and young people that positions him well for the job.
    4. These days, without a strong global brand, you can't be strong local brand.
    5. There's an advantage to having known a candidate and worked with a candidate for a long time. We've seen firsthand success the success Chancellor Meehan has brought in Lowell.
    6. I want to be with the guy who wants to be the dramatic change in the world rather than somebody who's willing to come to the University of Massachusetts.
    7. I barely had time to find John Quelch's Wikipedia page, and we have had no opportunity to meet the candidates, ask them about important issues or do any vetting of any kind.
    8. People assume because Marty's the inside candidate, he's the preferred candidate.
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