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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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In his first report to Dr. Elkins, the head of the university system administration, Dr. Lee presented a vision for UMBC that was characterized by rapid growth. Already he could say that the number of full time students had risen substantially in…

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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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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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All institutions of higher education seek to preserve the past. We are citadels of learning, guardians of culture. We recognize that the past is prologue, and know that those who fail to study history are doomed to repeat it. But progressive…

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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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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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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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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 of…

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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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