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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.

2018 Testimony to the Maryland General Assembly — FY19 Capital Budget Request

I am pleased to provide testimony to the General Assembly for our FY 2019 capital budget request. We greatly appreciate the General Assembly’s ongoing support of our capital requests, which is having a transformative impact on our campus and the state’s economy. 

Statement on 2.26.18 UMPD Safety Message

I am writing to you today about an individual who is being held without bond for making a credible threat of violence toward University of Maryland police officers. This is very troubling, and we are tremendously grateful for the anonymous tip that allowed UMPD to act swiftly and protect our community.

2018 Testimony to the Maryland General Assembly


Honorary degrees to be awarded at Commencement this evening

At the 2017 winter commencement this evening, the University will confer two honorary degrees.

President Loh and Rep. Hoyer: Congress must pass the DREAM Act to protect Maryland DREAMers

They are friends and neighbors, students and colleagues. They serve in the military, care for the sick and elderly and assist those recovering from natural disasters. We call them DREAMers — young people whose parents brought them to this country at a young age, who only know the U.S. as home. They are every bit as American as the rest of us; many have no memories of living anywhere else. And nearly 10,000 of them call Maryland home.

Statement from President Wallace D. Loh on Title IX

The University of Maryland is steadfastly committed to a learning, living and working environment on campus that is free from sexual violence and misconduct.

President's Statement on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program

Dear University of Maryland community,

The Trump Administration's decision today rescinded the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program and called on Congress to replace the 2012 executive order with legislation before it expires on March 5, 2018.


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