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Chancellor's Inauguration

On Thursday, Oct. 22, Jacqueline F. Moloney ’75, ’92 was formally installed as chancellor of UMass Lowell. The theme for Chancellor Moloney's inauguration and First90 initiative is Making a Difference Together, Leading Through Innovation.

The Inaugural Ceremony was held at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, followed that evening by the Inaugural Gala at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center. 

Inauguration events raised an unprecedented $1.5 million, establishing Chancellor Jacqueline F. Moloney Scholarship Fund. The first scholarships were awarded during the ceremony to one student representing each of UMass Lowell’s seven schools and colleges. The recipients are: Abimalec Martinez of Lowell (College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences), Charlene Clerveau of Billerica (College of Health Sciences), James Donahue of West Newbury (Francis College of Engineering), Arnaldo Rivera of Methuen (Graduate School of Education), Alec Golas of Fairhaven (Honors College), Gladys Kibunyi of Springfield (Kennedy College of Sciences) and Sothea Chau of Worcester (Manning School of Business).