Robert Johnson

Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Dr. Robert E. Johnson was appointed chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on March 7, 2017 and began his leadership of the 8,700-student research university on July 1, 2017. He had previously served as president of Becker College in Worcester. A frequent presenter and commentator on issues related to the future of work, Dr. Johnson strongly believes that college graduates must be professionally and intellectually agile to compete in a world where career mobility is the norm and individuals must continuously build their personal value. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Johnson holds a PhD in higher education administration from Touro University International, a master’s degree in education administration from the University of Cincinnati and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Morehouse College.

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