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Bruce Jarrell Becomes Interim President of University of Maryland, Baltimore

In early December, Dr. Jarrell was named interim president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He began serving in this position on January 6, 2020. UMB named Dr. Jarrell its executive vice president and provost on Dec. 1, 2017 and Dr. Jarrell has served the university in many capacities since joining UMB in 1997 as chair of the Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine.

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Anthony Jenkins Appointed President of Coppin State University

Dr. Jenkins comes to Coppin State University from West Virginia State University, where he fostered growth in enrollment and created initiatives that resulted in the university's highest retention rate in five years. Jenkins’ appointment is effective on May 26, 2020.

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Jay A. Perman, M.D., Named Fifth Chancellor of the University System of Maryland

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay A. Perman, M.D., has been named the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland (USM) by the USM Board of Regents. Perman will become the fifth chancellor of the USM when he succeeds Robert L. Caret, who has previously announced he will leave the position by the end of his contract.

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UMD Research Aims to Improve Tests of Speech Comprehension with EEG Brain Wave Measurements

Tests developed at the University of Maryland and KU Leuven could result in better diagnoses for patients who have difficulty understanding what they hear.

Sherman Center for Early Learning in Urban Communities announces 2017-18 research fellows

The Sherman Center for Early Learning in Urban Communities is pleased to announce its 2017-18 research fellows, principal investigator, Dr. Kindel Nash, Associate Professor of Education, and co-investigator…

Eric Ford appointed Deputy Director of The Choice Program at UMBC

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Eric Ford as the Deputy Director of The Choice Program at UMBC. In his new role as the Deputy Director, Eric will oversee the all aspects of…

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