Brendan Iribe, Oculus CEO, Gives $31M for New UMD Computer Science Building
The University of Maryland announced a gift of $31 million from Oculus co-founder and CEO and UMD alumnus Brendan Iribe – the largest gift in the university's history. The gift will be used to fund construction of a new computer science building and create a new endowed scholarship.Read more.
The University System of Maryland Foundation is pleased to share that we are back to our original telephone line of 301-445-1941. Our telephone issue has been resolved, and we invite you to reach us at our main line of 301-445-1941.
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!Read more.
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.Read more.