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-The first African American to earn a PhD at UMass (then Massachusetts State College) was probably [[s:spaulding_major_franklin|Major Franklin Spaulding]], who received his doctorate in Agronomy in 1935.+The first African American to earn a PhD at UMass (then Massachusetts State College) was probably [[s:spaulding_major_franklin|Major Franklin Spaulding]], who received his doctorate in Agronomy in 1935. He is sometimes considered the first African American to receive a PhD in agronomy from a U.S. university.
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