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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.

2016 Testimony to the Maryland General Assembly

With strong, continuing support from the General Assembly and Governor Larry Hogan, the University of Maryland (UMD) turned 2015 into a year of record achievement. UMD’s students were the best ever and the most diverse. Graduation rates were the best ever and among the highest in the nation, including for underrepresented minorities.

Responses to the FY 2017 Operating Budget Analysis

I would like to thank the Chair, Vice-Chair and subcommittee members for your ongoing support of University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP). Thanks to the resources provided by the committee, the entire General Assembly and Governor Hogan, we achieved a series of important records in 2015.

Baltimore Alumni Teleconference

Large scale teleconference for Baltimore-area alums highlights Fearless Ideas regional campaign.

California Alumni Teleconference

University President Wallace Loh hosts a town hall discussion via teleconference with University of Maryland alumni.

Florida Alumni Teleconference

University President Wallace Loh hosts a town hall discussion via teleconference with University of Maryland alumni.

C-SPAN Bus Big Ten® UMD

University of Maryland, College Park, President Wallace Loh talked from the C-SPAN Bus in College Park about about public policy issues affecting higher education institutions as well as the role of the Big Ten athletic conference.

Capital Budget Testimony 2013

I am pleased to provide testimony to the General Assembly for our FY 2014 capital budget request.

Maryland Public Television: President Wallace Loh Interview

New coaches, new athletic director and new President at the University of Maryland.

UMD-UMB Merger: Open Forum

Dear University of Maryland community:

As you know, the Maryland General Assembly requested that the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents (BOR) undertake a study on merging the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) with the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

Information on the merger study may be found at:

Congratulations to two UMD professors

We are pleased to share with you the terrific news that the National Academy of Engineering elected to membership two UMD professors, Antonio Busalacchi (Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, CMNS) and James E. Hubbard, Jr. (Aerospace Engineering, A. J. Clark School of Engineering).


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