USM Foundation Promotes Bill Wojcik to Chief Operating Officer

Through his actions and leadership since he joined our staff in June 2011, Bill has brought a heightened culture of transparency, responsiveness, integrity and professionalism to the Foundation. He has also proven to be an outstanding manager and strategic thinker who has built a team that performs at the highest levels. Congratulations Bill on this well-deserved appointment!

The Center for Academic Innovation Advisory Board plays an important role in shaping the agenda and developing the long-range plan that will be necessary to achieve the mission and sustain and expand the Center’s initiatives. In addition, the Board plays a key role by evaluating the progress of the Center as well as generating project ideas and project priorities. Congratulations to B. Gary Dando, Linda Gooden, and Cliff Kendall!

The gift will fund the Fedder Scholars Program and the Fedder Environmental Law Lecture and Dinner. It will also support the Environmental Law Program so it can recruit senior attorneys to continue the important work of protecting Maryland's environment. The gift was pledged by alumnus Joel Fedder, JD, '58, and his wife, Ellen.

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USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan Announces He Will Step Down After 50-Year Public Higher Education Career

At the request of the USM Board of Regents, Kirwan will remain as chancellor until the board conducts a national search and chooses his successor. Congratulations, and good luck, Brit!

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The University System of Maryland Foundation is experiencing technical difficulties with our telephone line 301-445-1941. If you have received calls from this number claiming to be a telemarketing call, please be assured this call did not come from us. We are working with the telephone company to resolve the issue. In the meantime, please call 301-445-1945. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding.

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