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To foster the education, critical thinking and intellectual growth of students, to create and apply new knowledge via research, scholarship and the creative arts, to improve the surrounding world, we must first foster an inclusive community of global citizens committed to academic freedom. We are dedicated to act with entrepreneurial spirit, embrace the power of technology, operate with fiscal responsibility and administrative efficiency, foster transformational change and create a vibrant surrounding community.

Our University has ​voiced​ strong opposition to H.R.1, the Tax Cut​s​ and Jobs Act, because it discourages participation in college, makes it more expensive for low- and middle-income students to attend, undermines the financial stability of universities, and—by swelling the national debt​​—impairs the Federal government's ability to invest in higher education, research, and economic growth.

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President Loh's Fall Video Message

Response to campus incident under police investigation as a hate crime

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March for Science

On Earth Day this Saturday, April 22, the March for Science will bring researchers and educators from all over the country to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 

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The General Assembly recently concluded its 2017 session.  Governor Hogan and the legislature demonstrated their continuing support for the University System of Maryland (USM) and UMD.

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