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USM Board of Regents Appoints Search Committee for New Chancellor

Baltimore, MD (July 9, 2019) – University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Chair Linda Gooden today announced the appointment of an 18-member search committee to conduct a nationwide search for a new chancellor for the 12-campus university system. Current USM Chancellor Robert L. Caret, whose five-year appointment began July 1, 2015, last month announced his ...


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Joint Statement by University System of Maryland (USM) Regents Chair Linda Gooden, USM Chancellor Robert Caret, and University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) President Wallace Loh on the Decision by the Middle States Commission of Higher Education

Baltimore, MD (June 28, 2019) -- MSCHE on June 27, 2019 placed UMCP on warning that “its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that [it] is currently in compliance with Standard VII (Governance, Leadership, and Administration).” This Standard requires that UMCP “operate as an academic institution with appropriate autonomy.” Therefore, MSCHE requested a monitoring re ...


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USM Board of Regents Approve Increases in FY 2019 and FY 2020 Executive Pay of Two Campus Presidents as Part of New Compensation Framework

Baltimore, Md. (June 21, 2019) – The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents this afternoon at its annual regularly scheduled June meeting approved salary increases for presidents of two USM institutions as part of a continuing strategy to implement a new, long-term compensation framework. The salary adjustments are designed to posi ...


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USM Board of Regents Approves Scope of Independent Review of Response to Adenovirus Outbreak at University of Maryland, College Park

Baltimore, MD (June 21, 2019) -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents today approved the scope of an independent review of the University of Maryland, College Park’s (UMCP) response to the presence of adenovirus on campus during the Fall 2018 semester. On November 18, 2018, UMCP undergraduate student Olivia Paregol died of an illness related to adenovirus. ...


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