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.
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!Read more.
Kurt L. Schmoke Appointed President of University of Baltimore
The former mayor of Baltimore and current interim provost and general counsel at Howard University, Kurt L. Schmoke, will be the University of Baltimore's new president. Kurt was appointed by the USM Board of Regents, and will be stepping into his new role this summer. We look forward to welcoming Kurt to our outstanding team of higher education leaders within the USM!Read more.
Gary N. Rubin and J. William Murray were both recognized at Towson University's Distinguished Alumni and Deans Recognition 2014 Awards Banquet on May 8th. Rubin received the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award, while J. William Murray received a Deans' Recognition Award. Congratulations to our wonderful board members, Gary and Bill!Read more.
Leonard Raley was honored at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education's (CASE) Institutionally Related Foundation conference with the Commonfund Award - essentially a lifetime achievement award for those who have truly excelled in this field. Congratulations, Leonard!Read more.
USM Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members
The USM Foundation has announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors: Anirban Basu, Linda Ellen Jones, and Bruce Richards. Each one provides diverse perspectives and experiences from their work that will enhance our efforts to serve the USM. Welcome to our new directors!Read more.