USM News Advisory: Inauguration of USM Chancellor Robert L. Caret
Adelphi, Md. (Nov. 16, 2015) --
The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents is pleased to welcome
invited guests to the inauguration of
Robert L. Caret as chancellor of the USM.
Dr. Caret joined the University System of
Maryland as its fourth chancellor on July 1, 2015. No stranger to Maryland, Dr.
Caret was president of Towson University from 2003 to 2011, where he also
served as a faculty member, dean, executive vice president, and provost during
his 29-year tenure there.
During his 20 years of public higher education
leadership, Dr. Caret has earned respect for his successful work in several
areas, most notably promoting access to affordable, high quality, higher education;
encouraging the effective and efficient use of resources; stressing the
importance of completion by getting students through to graduation more
quickly; and - in partnership with the business community - supporting
workforce development, dynamic university-based research, and technology
transfer as economic engines. Before joining the USM as chancellor, Dr. Caret
was president of the University of Massachusetts System (UMass) from 2011 until
WHAT: Inauguration of USM Chancellor Robert L. Caret (The Inauguration is funded entirely from private donations.)
WHEN: 3:30 p.m., Thursday, November
Center, 701 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD
The USM and the USM Foundation offer their profound thanks to the
following inauguration sponsors.
Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (lead sponsor);
Gold: The Peter and Georgia Angelos Foundation, Inc.
Silver: Dave Kinkopf and Gallagher Evelius & Jones; The
Mackenzie Companies; USM Foundation, Inc.; VPC, Inc.
Bronze: 1st Mariner Bank; Caves Valley Partners,
LLC; The Classic Catering People; PNC Financial Services Group; Holly and Fran
Friends: Marquette Associates
Parking is available in a number of public garages near the
Center, all visible from Pratt Street.
Contact: Mike Lurie