From:       Michael F. Malone, Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement
To:           UMass Amherst Faculty
                Graduate Students
                Deans, Directors, and Department Chairs 
                Business Managers
Cc:           Provost John J. McCarthy
                Vice Provost Carol A. Barr
                Research Council
                Research & Engagement Staff
Date:        June 18, 2020
Subject:    Update on Guidance for Reopening Research
Dear Colleagues,
The Research and Libraries Working Group has developed guidance for the following areas:
Draft guidance on research involving human subjects is being developed and will be shared soon along with an update on the Research and Libraries Operating Plans.
As a reminder, the campus will cease supporting Pulse Secure Virtual Personal Network (VPN) software on June 26th, after which time GlobalProtect VPN must be utilized to access campus IT systems from external locations.
Thank you and be well,

Michael F. Malone
Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement
University of Massachusetts Amherst
(413) 545-5270
Assistant: Christine Burnett,
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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