In the Media

Danvers’ finance director starts just in time ›

Salem News | October 15, 2018
Rodney Conley, the new finance director in Danvers, is currently getting his master's degree in public administration from the McCormack Graduate School.

Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86 ›

Associated Press | October 13, 2018
Comments from a 1996 interview with the Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation at the McCormack Graduate School, Padraig O'Malley, are included in this obituary of Roelof ‘‘Pik’’ Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa’s apartheid era.

Lift Us Up: Meet the activists on the front lines of the battle for educational justice in America - ›

Democracy Now! | October 04, 2018
Mark Warren, professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, talks about how students who are repeatedly suspended in elementary and particularly middle school are very likely to fail to graduate from high school, so the school-to-prison pipeline stars in pre-K.

Revitalizing downtown a key in Fitchburg plan ›

Sentinel & Enterprise | October 04, 2018
Economic development in Fitchburg will now be guided by the strategic plan the City Council just adopted. "We're hoping to bring people from a larger radius to Fitchburg," said Monica Lamboy, a consultant with the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.

How to Navigate a Tense Conversation in These Contentious Times ›

The Boston Globe | October 02, 2018
When in a heated conversation, Eben Weitzman, an associate professor and graduate program director of the Conflict Resolution Programs in the McCormack Graduate School, suggests asking questions to understand how the other person came to their viewpoint: “Listen with interest, and without judgment."

Climate of Boston’s Future Concerns Experts ›

NECN | September 29, 2018
David W. Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School and coauthor of a new Sustainable Solutions Lab report, says zoning laws and building codes need to be revamped: "You want to create a space that you can use during dry times, but when it floods, nothing will be hurt."

Report details gender gap in higher education ›

State House News | September 28, 2018
The McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy finds while nearly half of all private college presidents are women, one of the 15 state universities has a female president. Five of the 94 current presidents of Massachusetts institutions studied are women of color.

Boston Must Prepare For More Flooding And Major Storms ›

WBUR | September 28, 2018
Bob Oakes, host of WBUR's Morning Edition, spoke with David W. Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School and coauthor of a new Sustainable Solutions Lab report, ahead of the report's release on Friday.

Female leadership lags at public colleges ›

The Boston Globe | September 27, 2018
The McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy finds while nearly half of all private college presidents are women, one of the 15 state universities has a female president. Five of the 94 current presidents of Massachusetts institutions studied are women of color.

Dover Selectmen: Rail Trail plans bogged down again ›

Wicked Local | September 24, 2018
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is assisting in the search for a new town administrator in Dover, Massachusetts. The current town administrator is retiring at the end of the year.