In the Media

Lynn City Council squabbles over future personnel director’s salary ›

The Daily Item | January 10, 2019
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is recommending that Lynn's Personnel Department be converted to a Human Resources Department.

Here’s What Beverly Wants In Its Next Schools Superintendent ›

Patch | January 09, 2019
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has created a profile to guide the superintendent search in Beverly. The superintendent search committee will be looking for someone who is not only an experienced leader, but also a visionary.

Profile established for Beverly school superintendent search ›

Beverly Citizen | January 09, 2019
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has created a profile to guide the superintendent search in Beverly. The superintendent search committee will be looking for someone who is not only an experienced leader, but also a visionary.

Housing a concern for rising senior population in Easthampton ›

Daily Hampshire Gazette | January 09, 2019
The McCormack Graduate School conducted a study with the Council on Aging which projects that residents over the age of 60 will make up more than a third of Easthampton’s population within the next 16 years.

The graying of Swampscott       Beyond skiing: 5 other winter activities Vermont has to offer ›

Swampscott Reporter | January 08, 2019
The Swampscott for All Ages Committee is contracting with the McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute to study Swampscott’s aging population and present a report with proposals on how the town can best meet the needs of this graying demographic.

Government Shutdown Erodes Public Employees’ Middle-Class Security ›

Forbes | January 07, 2019
Christian Weller, professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, writes that "by making current income less predictable, the government shutdown makes it harder for middle-class workers to save for their future."

3 Reasons It’s Important to Take Time Off From Work ›

The Motley Fool | January 06, 2019
Susan Krauss Whitbourne, a fellow of the McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute, says taking time off of work "puts you in a different frame of mind, gets you out of your standard patterns, and can give you time with family."

Easthampton Mayor Nicole LaChapelle looks back - and forward ›

Daily Hampshire Gazette | January 05, 2019
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is expected to provide a report on Easthampton's employment practices by the end of the month.

Wayland: Selectmen expected to vote on town manager form of government ›

The MetroWest Daily News | January 04, 2019
Wayland's selectmen could decide to let voters at April’s Town Meeting change the town’s government. The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management revised a draft of a special act to establish a town manager position and form of government last year.

All Ages Committee appointed in Swampscott, plans for more inclusive community ›

The Daily Item | January 04, 2019
The McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute and Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging have partnered with the Swampscott for All Ages Committee to implement a five-year plan to make the town an age-friendly, age-ready community.