An important priority for the University of Massachusetts is to ensure a welcoming environment on all of our campuses for international students, scholars and faculty. With locations throughout the state, and countless online opportunities, the University offers hundreds of undergraduate and graduate degree as well as professional programs and certificates to students from Massachusetts and around the world.  

To better engage the world in which we live, the University of Massachusetts is dedicated to:

  • Developing and integrating into the curriculum traditional study-abroad and international research and learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Supporting programs that bring faculty, visiting scholars, and students from other countries to the University of Massachusetts
  • Promoting and encouraging faculty to engage in discovery, education and engagement around the world

Additional Information

International Relations Advisory Council

The International Relations Advisory Council meets quarterly with the senior vice president for academic affairs, student affairs and international relations to share updates concerning international activities occurring on their respective campus. Chancellors from each campus work with the provosts to nominate council members whose role it is to advise the senior vice president on matters pertaining to international relations.

Chair - University of Massachusetts President's Office

Katherine Newman, Ph.D.

System Chancellor for Academic Programs and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Economic Development
University of Massachusetts, Office of the President
One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

Candyce Carragher
Senior Executive Associate to the System Chancellor
ccarragher@umassp.edu
Phone: 617-287-5329

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kalpen Trivedi, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for International Programs
International Programs Office
University of Massachusetts Amherst
161 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01002
Phone: 413.545.4986
ktrivedi@ipo.umass.edu

University of Massachusetts Boston

Joan Becker
Vice Provost for Academic Services
Office of the Provost International Initiatives
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125-3393
joan.becker@umb.edu

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Tesfay Meressi, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Graduate Studies
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
Phone: 508-999-8542
tmeressi@umassd.edu

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Steven Tello, Ed.D.
Vice Provost, Innovation and Workforce Development
University of Massachusetts Lowell, 220 Pawtucket Street, Suite 480G
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 978-934-4240
steven_tello@uml.edu

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Teresa Zash, JD, LLM
Director, International Support Services
University of Massachusetts Medical School
333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA  01545
Phone: 508-856-5746
teresa.zash@umassmed.edu

The U.S. Fulbright Program is one of those unique programs that furthers our campus community's ability to engage in international activities. The Fulbright program began in 1946 as an act of the U.S. Congress in order to "enable the government of the United States to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries." The promotion of this program is possible only by highlighting the accomplishments of those who engage in these opportunities. The University of Massachusetts is honored to have accomplished scholars and students take part in this beneficial program where the transfer of knowledge transcends geographical boundaries.

UMass President's Office

Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D., ABPP
UMass System Scholarship Coordinator
University of Massachusetts President's Office
One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02018
Phone: 617-287-4063 (Office); 413-237-4376 (Mobile)
Email: skwhitbourne@umassp.edu

UMass Amherst

For Faculty

Kalpen Trivedi
Associate Provost for International Programs
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Phone: 413-545- 2914
Email: jfa@ipo.umass.edu

For Students

Madalina Akli, Ph.D.
Office of National Scholarship Advisement
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Tel: 413-577-2615
Email: onsa@honors.umass.edu

UMass Amherst Office of National Scholarship Advisement

UMass Boston

For Faculty

Shaun Morgan

Executive Director, International Student & Scholar Services

University of Massachusetts Boston

shaun.morgan@umb.edu

For Students

Louise Penner
Associate Professor of English
University of Massachusetts Boston
617-287-6724
fellowships@umb.edu

UMass Boston List of Fellowships

UMass Dartmouth

For Faculty & Students

Timothy Walker
Associate Professor of History
Director, Tagus Press
Director, UMASS in Lisbon Study Abroad Program
Fulbright Program Administrator
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
508-999-8970
twalker@umassd.edu

UMass Dartmouth National Scholarships Website

UMass Lowell

For Faculty & Students

Mary E. Robbins, Ph.D.
Special Assistant to the Provost for International Affairs
Office of the Provost
University of Massachusetts Lowell
978-934-4897
Mary_robbins@uml.edu

Rae Mansfield
National Scholarship Advisor
Rachel_Mansfield@uml.edu

UMass Lowell National Scholarships Website

UMass Medical School

Mark Micelli, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice Provost, Student Life
Director, Student Affairs and Positive Learning Environment
508-856-1829
Mark.Miceli@umassmed.edu

UMass Medical School Funding Opportunities

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kalpen Trivedi, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for International Programs
University of Massachusetts Amherst
161 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 1003-9313
Phone: 413.545.4986
ktrivedi@ipo.umass.edu

UMass Amherst, International Programs Office

University of Massachusetts Boston

Joan Becker, Ph.D.
Associate Provost, Academic Support Services
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Office of Global Programs
Telephone: 617-287-5862
joan.becker@umb.edu

UMass Boston, Office of Global Programs

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Tesfay Meressi, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Graduate Studies
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
Phone: 508-999-8542
tmeressi@umassd.edu

UMass Dartmouth, International Programs Office

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Steven Tello, Ed.D.
Vice Provost for Graduate, Online & Professional Studies
University of Massachusetts Lowell
220 Pawtucket Street, Suite 480G
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 978-934-4240
steven_tello@uml.edu

UMass Lowell, International Experiences and Study Abroad

University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

Teresa Zash, JD, LLM
Director, International Support Services - Office of Management
University of Massachusetts Medical School
373 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Phone: 508-856-5746
Teresa.Zash@umassmed.edu

UMass Medical, International Medical Education