Robert L. Caret Inaugurated as Fourth Chancellor of the University System of Maryland

Dr. Robert L. Caret was inaugurated as chancellor of the University System (USM) of Maryland on November 19, 2015 at the Christopher Columbus Center in Baltimore, Md. The event featured remarks by several Maryland dignitaries and members of the USM community; musical performances by current USM students; and a video tribute.

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USM Foundation Welcomes Five New Board Members

The USM Foundation has announced the addition of five new members to its Board of Directors: Alan C. Carson, Salvatore Correnti, Eric S. Francis, Creig Northrop, and Clolita M. Vitale. Each one provides diverse perspectives and experiences from their work that will enhance our efforts to serve the USM. Welcome to our new directors!

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Long one of Towson University’s most loyal and respected supporters, alumnus Francis “Fran” Soistman ’79 received an honorary doctor of human letters degree during the College of Business and Economics‘ winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 17.

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University of Maryland, College Park Math Building Named for William E. Kirwan

Former System Chancellor and University President to be Honored Where Academic Career Began

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Fischell to receive the nation's highest honor for technological achievement bestowed by the President of the United States.

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An Investment Strategy to Save the Planet

The University System of Maryland Foundation was mentioned in The New York Times for its environmentally friendly investment strategies.

UMD Professor of Practice & Alumnus Robert E. Fischell to Receive National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Fischell has received the nation's highest honor for technological achievement bestowed by the President of the United States.   

Fran Soistman, Jr. ’79 received honorary doctorate Thursday

Towson University recognized his professional and philanthropic achievements with its 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award.

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