In a potential watershed moment for a struggling region, US Representative Martin T. Meehan was chosen yesterday to become the next chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, buoying local officials who believe the high-profile Democrat can revitalize the small campus and the Merrimack Valley with his political and fund-raising skills.
Chang, 64, holds two
Harvard degrees, is a former dean of Arizona State University’s
engineering school and helmed a successful four-year, $275 million
fund-raising drive that resulted in new dorms and facilities at
Polytechnic University, the largest technical college in New York.
education adviser to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, he was
named one of 21 “New Yorkers to Watch in the 21st Century” by the New
York Daily News in 2000.
resume is equally sterling. He is a former associate vice president at
San Jose State University and served for 12 years as an administrator
and professor at Bradley University in Illinois. “He’s very results-oriented and very high-energy,” Purdue spokesman Wes Lukoshus said of Ibrahim. “He’s a real go-getter.”