USM Community Mourns the Passing of Towson University President Emerita Maravene Loeschke
Maravene S. Loeschke ’69/’71, president emerita of Towson University died Thursday, June 25, 2015 of complications from cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 68.Read more.
USM Foundation Nominated for Institutional Investor's Foundation of the Year Award
The USM Foundation has been nominated for Foundation of the Year in Institutional Investor's 13th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards, which recognizes institutional investors, hedge funds, investment consultants and rising stars for their performance, innovation, achievements and contributions to the industry. Congratulations to our investment team!Read more.
USM Foundation Wins Good Governance Award from Institutional Investor's Inaugural Investor Intelligence Awards
During a special reception held in Boston on June 3rd to mark the Investor Intelligence Awards for Endowments & Foundations, the USM Foundation tied for the Good Governance Award with Hartford Healthcare. Click through to read about our CIO, Sam Gallo, and how he and his team became recognized by Investor Intelligence.Read more.
Northern Trust to Provide Global Custody for the University System of Maryland Foundation
The University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc. (USM Foundation) has selected Northern Trust to serve as global custodian for its $1.2 billion in combined assets.Read more.
University System of Maryland Announces the William E. Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation
The USM Board of Regents has renamed its Center for Academic Innovation to honor the legacy of retiring USM Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan. The announcement of the new William E. Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation was the pinnacle moment of a private celebration honoring Kirwan for his 52 years of service in public higher education.Read more.
USM Names Robert L. Caret New Chancellor
After a successful tenure as president of the five-campus University of Massachusetts system, Robert L. Caret will return to Maryland as chancellor of the University System of Maryland. James L. Shea, chairman of the USM Board of Regents, announced the board's appointment of Caret, effective July 1, 2015. Caret served as president of Towson University, one of USM's 12 institutions, from 2003 to 2011.Read more.