Kim Schatzel, Ph.D., Inaugurated as 14th President of Towson University

Kim Schatzel was inaugurated as the 14th president of Towson University on Friday, September 16th during the culmination of Inauguration Week. Schatzel’s term as president began on January 25, 2016 after the Board of Regents appointed her as president in December of 2015. Towson University’s Inauguration Week kicked off on Saturday, September 10.


President of UMCES Dr. Donald Boesch to Step Down

Donald Boesch announced his plans to step down from his presidency at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science after a 27-year term. Boesch was UMCES’ fifth chief executive. He will continue researching and serving as a UMCES faculty member after his presidency concludes.


Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim to Retire June 30, 2017

After a 11 years as president of Bowie State University, Mickey Burnim will retire at the end of the fiscal year. Burnim announced his retirement at the University’s Fall Matriculation Convocation on September 14.


Delmarva Power Pledges $1M to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Delmarva Power is pledging $1 million to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to help the University launch the Green Collar Initiative, a series of energy conservation projects that will craft a sustainable curriculum using research, development and training. This gift is the single largest from a business or corporation in the University’s history.


UMBC Celebrates 50th Anniversary Year

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County turned 50 on September 19, 2016. The celebration began with the University’s Welcome Week, which greeted 2,800 new students to campus. UMBC’s inaugural day of classes was held on September 19, 1966.

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Following Launch of $75 Million Initiative Making UMD the Nation's First Do Good Campus, Terps Against Hunger to Celebrate One Million Meals Packed

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