Centers and Institutes Review/Approval Form

Prior to opening a center or institute, please take the following steps:

  1. Contact your campus research office to follow campus procedure on initiating a new center/institute. Links are on the prior page. 
  2. Read and follow the process as outlined by the Board of Trustees' Policy on Centers and Institutes.
  3. After your campus has approved the new Center or Institute, complete the online form below. 
  4. Once the form has been submitted, email the chancellor's recommendation letter to Candyce Carragher.

If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact Candyce Carragher 617.287.5329.

Provide a brief description in 150 words or less. If you wish to submit a longer document, please email it to centers&institutes@umassp.edu.
Is the center/institute affiliated with a college/school/department? If yes, please note. If no, type no.
If new center/institute, leave blank.
Five years from the approval of the last review.
List all that apply with specific amounts: campus funds, special state appropriation, grants and contracts, endowment, private contribution, other (specify).
$ amount