Service and Impact
to the State

You are here

The University of Maryland plays a critical role in every part of the state’s economy. Each year, our flagship institution graduates thousands of students that strengthen the workforce as scientists, scholars, engineers, entrepreneurs and innovators. We attract investment, launch successful startups and stimulate job creation. We share our expertise with businesses and communities on important issues such as health care, education, and the environment. We are proud to serve our state.

Diamondback Letter to the Editor June 20, 2017
By the President's Office and the UMD Senate

​See it online: http://www.dbknews.com/2017/06/20/umd-senate-administration-response-hate-bias-incidents/

Read More

From a Baltimore Sun, op-ed originally published May 29, 2017.

Read More

Reflection and Action

As we grieve the loss of Lt. Richard Collins III of Bowie State University, we must also act to combat hate and create a safer campus.

Read More

We are devastated by the murder of  Second Lieutenant Richard Collins III this weekend. We are devastated by the racism and hate that exists in this world.  And we are devastated that hate may have played a role in this and other horrific crimes across the country.

Read More

The horrific assault that took the life of a young man on our campus on Saturday morning has shocked, saddened, and angered our community and beyond. 

Read More