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USM Chancellor Caret appoints UMES Presidential Search Committee

Mar 22, 2018

ADELPHI, Md. -- Robert L. Caret, chancellor of the University System of Maryland (USM), today appointed the search and screening committee for the new president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES).   Current UMES President Juliette Bell announced in February that she will step down on June 30, 2018. Bell was selected for the position in March 2012 and is the fourth woman to serve as UMES president.

President Bell announces decision to step down

Feb 12, 2018
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -– Dr. Juliette B. Bell announced today that she will step down as president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on June 30.

Bell informed Chancellor Robert Caret, the University System of Maryland’s governing board and the UMES Board of Visitors of her decision, which was then shared in a letter that went out to the campus.

UMES salutes golf pioneer Charlie Sifford

Nov 26, 2014
UMES Office of Public Relations

WASHINGTON – Golfer Charlie Sifford had the rare honor of being recognized this week on a national stage – and meeting a new generation preparing to follow the cart path he blazed more than a half century ago. 

The first African-American to play on the PGA tour after the PGA abolished its “Caucasian Only” clause in 1961, Sifford received the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a White House ceremony Monday. At the U.S. Capitol a few hours later, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore hosted a reception in his honor to express its appreciation to the civil rights pioneer.

UMES named co-winner of “1890 University of the Year” honors

Nov 17, 2014

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –

– The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a co-winner of the “1890 University of the Year” award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.  

UMES and North Carolina A&T State University shared the honor handed out by the APLU’s Council of 1890 Universities.  The award recognizes best overall performance in teaching, research and innovation over the previous two academic years.  UMES and NC A&T were among the top three in six of 14 categories, according to APLU.   

Baltimore leaders, UMES form golf partnership

Sep 25, 2014
UMES Office of Public Relations

Owings Mills, Md. –

– The Caves Valley Golf Club Foundation announced today a unique partnership with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) by establishing a scholarship to support the university’s PGA Golf Management program.

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