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Many considered John Dorsey to be a quiet administrator who [worked] mostly behind the scenes," as the Baltimore Sun once said of UMBC's chancellor from 1977 to 1985. Dorsey was a native Marylander born and raised in Washington County. He received…

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UMBC's second president was Calvin B.T. Lee. Son of a Chinese-American family, he was a graduate of New York University Law School (Doctor of the Science of Law). He practiced law for several years, worked for the U. S. Department of Education, and…

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Albin Owings Kuhn (1916-2010) was UMBC's first president (then called chancellor). He began his career in higher education at the University of Maryland, College Park; after completing his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees there, he served…

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When UMBC opened, just a handful of buildings on an old farm, 30 miles from College Park and 8 miles from the downtown professional schools, the new faculty and first classes of students reported a sense of excitement at the possibility of the new…

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Since arriving at UMBC . . . I have come to appreciate the unusual combination of factors at work here: the enormous talents of the people, who care about our students; our focused academic programs, interdisciplinary strengths, and commitment to…

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Inscription reads: What a wonderful day in the life of this university and in my life. We at UMBC are very fortunate.� --9/24/93 Freeman Hrabowski

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During the summer of 1992, President Michael Hooker left UMBC to take the helm of the five-school University of Massachusetts System. Freeman Hrabowski, who had first served as Vice Provost and then as Vice President, was selected as the interim…

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In 1988, Governor William Donald Schaefer signed a bill that would completely change the way Maryland divided the state�s academic budget and programs. The newly created University System of Maryland (USM) would bring together the five University o…

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Accreditation of colleges and universities in Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware is the jurisdiction of the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The conclusion of the 1976…

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In the several addresses delivered on April 26, 1972, Calvin B.T. Lee, Morton Baratz, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and Sanford Greenberg, Political Science Research Professor and Consultant on Project 2000, used contemporary data to…
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