Congratulations to Leonard Raley on his CASE Crystal Apple Award for Teaching Excellence
Congratulations to our President, Leonard Raley on his CASE Crystal Apple Award and for his inclusion in the CASE Laureates community. The CASE Laureates community was launched to celebrate volunteers who advance education and transform lives and society. CASE Laureates have led major conferences, chaired advisory groups, served on governing boards, and received teaching awards. Congratulations Leonard!
Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University
Mickey L. Burnim will serve as interim president of Coppin State University starting on July 1. Current Coppin State University President Maria Thompson will step down June 30. Dr. Burnim served as president of Bowie State University between 2006 and 2017. Dr. Burnim also served as interim president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore during the summer of 2018 before the start of President Heidi Anderson’s tenure on September 1.Read more
Chancellor Caret to Step Down in 2020
Chancellor Robert L. Caret announced that he will step down from his position on June 30, 2020. During Caret’s tenure, enrollment has increased from 164,000 to 176,000 students across the system, coinciding with an increase in diversity and inclusion and the USM has built upon its role as an economic engine and economic catalyst for the state, with the number of degrees awarded rising to more than 42,000 per year. As a result of the progress attained under Caret’s leadership, nearly 50 percent of USM undergraduate students now graduate without debt.Read more