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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.

Merger Study Open Forums

In April 2011, the Maryland General Assembly mandated that the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents (BOR) undertake a study on the possibility of merging the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

President's Response to Commission on ICA

It is with regret that I announce my decision to accept the recommendations of the President's Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, delivered a week ago, that eight athletic teams be discontinued as of June 30, 2012.

Visit to India

I just returned from a productive 6-day visit to India and wanted to share my experiences with you.

Merger Update

I am writing to update you on the progress of the Board of Regents' study on merging UMCP and UMB.

A Bold New Collaboration to Leverage UMD and UMB Resources

We are writing to inform you that the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents today approved an innovative and structured collaboration between the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) called the University of Maryland: MPowering the State.

State of the Campus 2010

Thank you, Professor Mabbs, for inviting me to address the University Senate. Thank you to everyone for coming.

State of the Campus 2011

Good afternoon. Thank you to the University Senate for inviting me to speak, and thank you Eric Kasischke for your leadership as chair.

State of the Campus 2012

Today, I officially begin my third year as President of the University of Maryland.

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