The Office of the President of the University of Massachusetts provides overall leadership to the entire University and its five campuses pursuant to the direction of the UMass Board of Trustees.
The President's Office primary responsibilities are:
The Office manages, through the department of Management and Fiscal Affairs, the University's Central Administrative Services, which include University Information Technology Services, University Auditing, the University Budget Office, and Human Resources including labor relations, the Treasurer's Office, and the University Controller's Office.
Overall planning and policy development and initiation of University-wide programs are also carried out through the President's Office.
Since 1970, the Chancellor has led the campus at UMass Amherst.