Ten USM Faculty, Administrators Among Daily Record's Top 100 Women for 2008

ADELPHI, Md. (March 7, 2008) - Ten University System of Maryland (USM) faculty and administrators have been selected for the 13th annual Maryland's Top 100 Women list published by the Baltimore-based Daily Record business newspaper.

The award recognizes successful female professionals from many career paths who give back to their professions and their communities by mentoring others and by personal community involvement.

This year's list includes 12 women named to this list for the third time who will now be inducted into the Circle of Excellence for their sustained achievements.

Maryland's Top 100 Women will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on May 12, 2008.

USM honorees for 2008 are:

Susan C. Aldridge, President
University of Maryland University College

Janet D. Allan, Dean
University of Maryland School of Nursing
Circle of Excellence Inductee

Meredith Bond, Chair
University of Maryland School of Medicine

P. Ann Cotten, Director
University of Baltimore Schaefer Center for Public Policy

Sandra N. Harriman, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Circle of Excellence Inductee

Martha Joynt Kumar, Professor of Political Science
Towson University

Karen H. Rothenberg, Dean
University of Maryland School of Law
Circle of Excellence Inductee

Lynne C. Schaefer, Vice President for Administration and Finance
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Anita H. Thomas, Associate Vice President for Government Relations
University of Baltimore

Rosemary M. Thomas
, Vice President of University Advancement and Executive Director of the Salisbury University Foundation

Visit Maryland's Top 100 Women for more information.

Contact: John Buettner
Phone: 301.445.2719
Email: jbuettner@usmd.edu