2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog *As of 05/08/2024 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog *As of 05/08/2024

Organization of The University


The University System of Maryland

The mission of the University System of Maryland (USM) is to improve the quality of life for the people of Maryland by providing a comprehensive range of high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities; engaging in research and scholarship that expand the boundaries of current knowledge; and providing knowledge-based programs and services that are responsive to the needs of the citizens of the state and the nation.

Comprised of 12 institutions and 3 regional higher education centers, the USM has a vision to be a preeminent system of public higher education, admired around the world for its leadership in promoting and supporting education at all levels, fostering the discovery and dissemination of knowledge for the benefit of the state and nation, and instilling in all members of its community a respect for learning, diversity, and service to others.

With headquarters in Baltimore, the USM has eight offices, including the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, which support and advocate on behalf of the 12 institution members

2021-2022 Board of Regents

Linda R. Gooden, Chair D’Ana Johnson  
Barry P. Gossett, Vice-Chair Isiah (Ike) Leggett  
Gary L. Attman, Treasurer Sam Malhotra  
William T. “Bill” Wood, Assistant Treasurer Meredith M. Mears  
Michelle A. Gourdine, M.D., Secretary Robert R. Neall  
Robert D. Rauch, Assistant Secretary Louis Pope  
Joseph Bartenfelder, ex officio Kelly M. Schulz, ex officio  
Ellen Fish Drew M. Needham, Student Regent  
Geoff J. Gonella Aaliyah Edwards, Student Regent  
James Holzapfel Nathaniel Sansom, Student Regent  

University System of Maryland Administration

Dr. Jay A. Pearman

Tim McDonough
Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing

Dr. Joann Boughman
Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

David Mosca
Director of Internal Audit

Ellen Herbert
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

Leonard Raley
Vice Chancellor for Advancement

Peter Goodwin
Vice Chancellor for Environmental Sustainability

J. Thomas Sadowski
Vice Chancellor for Economic Development

Ellen Herbert
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

Patrick Hogan
Vice Chancellor for Government Relations