Sherry Penney, former top official at UMass, dead at 81

//Sherry Penney, former top official at UMass, dead at 81

Sherry Penney, former top official at UMass, dead at 81

Sherry Penney, who served as interim president of the University of Massachusetts system and spent over a decade as the chancellor of its Boston campus, has died. She was 81. She and her husband, James Livingston, an 89-year-old retired MIT professor, were found dead in their Florida home due to accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, the Boston Globe reported, citing family members. Penney retired as chancellor after serving in the role from 1988 to 1995 and from 1996 to 2000. She stepped in as…

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