Chancellor Kirwan, UMB President Ramsay Among 60 "Influential Marylanders" for 2008

ADELPHI, Md. (February 19, 2008) - University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor William E. Kirwan and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) President David J. Ramsay have been named among 60 "Influential Marylanders" for 2008 by The Daily Record legal and business newspaper.

The annual "Influential Marylanders" list honors citizens in diverse fields such as civic leadership, communications, education, finance, and technology who "have each made truly significant impacts in their fields and continue to be leaders in Maryland's ongoing growth," according to The Daily Record. A panel of the newspaper's editors selects five honorees for each of 10 categories.

The Daily Record will honor this year's "Influential Marylanders" on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, during dinner and ceremonies at the Grand Lodge in Cockeysville.

For more information, visit The Daily Record's Influential Marylanders web site.

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