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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Read our Annual Report

Our FY 19 annual report is available to download

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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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Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Building at Universities at Shady Grove Grand Opening

The Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (BSE) education had its grand opening on November 7. The facility is a $175 million project that will allow USG to expand educational offerings and degrees in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

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Thank you to all Volunteer Leadership Summit attendees!

On November 5 and 6, the USM Foundation hosted a Volunteer Leadership Summit which brought together alumni engagement staff, vice presidents for advancement, and key volunteers from across the System. Thanks to all who attended for participating in engaging discussion!

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Introducing our New Visual Identity

The USM Foundation has a new visual identity! The new logo has elements of our former visual identity, the Maryland state flag, and the University System of Maryland's visual identity.

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Eric Ford appointed Deputy Director of The Choice Program at UMBC

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