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The University of Massachusetts Amherst Selects Kuali Research Suite

By January 24, 2019 No Comments

LEHI, UT – January 24, 2019 – The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) selected the full Kuali Research Suite to expand the institution’s research and scholarly impact.

In alignment with the university’s strategic plan, Kuali Research will provide the necessary administrative and compliance support to UMass Amherst, allowing the institution to conduct high impact research. Kuali Research will act as a single repository for all proposal, award, and compliance information, along with productivity and reporting tools, to help the university streamline and manage the full lifecycle of its sponsored projects.

“We are excited to implement Kuali Research,” said Mike Malone, vice chancellor for research and engagement at UMass Amherst. “It will provide our campus community with a cloud-based research administration system, integrating proposals, awards, and protocols in a single repository. Kuali Research will provide the administrative and compliance support for high-impact research commensurate with leading research universities — part of our campus strategy to establish UMass Amherst as a partner of choice.”

“UMass Amherst’s strategic plan will impact the campus in a positive way,” said Kaci Foster, VP of customer success at Kuali. “Kuali is delighted that our software will play a role in the modernization and enhancement of this university’s research program.”

Kuali offers several state-of-the-art improvements over the previous software including the following:

  • Easier navigation on a user-friendly interface that includes a principal investigator dashboard
  • A single repository for all proposal, award, and compliance information
  • Productivity and reporting tools to streamline and better manage the full lifecycle of sponsored projects
  • Reporting capabilities that offer users the tools to leverage our powerful repository of information to gain important insights and make more informed decisions

About Kuali

Kuali delivers administrative software built specifically for higher education to more than 180 institutions using modern, cloud-based technologies. Thoughtfully-designed software streamlines processes to significantly reduce costs and administrative burden for student services, financials, research, and continuity planning. For more information, visit

About the University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. To learn more, visit

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