Letter of congratulations on the occasion of UMBC's 25th anniversary from Baltimore City Mayor Kurt Schmoke

Title

Letter of congratulations on the occasion of UMBC's 25th anniversary from Baltimore City Mayor Kurt Schmoke

Description

The President's Convocation on September 19, 1991 celebrated the university's 25th anniversary. The gathering featured speeches from special guests such as former chancellors Albin O. Kuhn and John Dorsey. Maryland State Comptroller Louis Goldstein was on hand to speak about his role in finding UMBC's current site. A special Gallery exhibition was on display for the anniversary. Curator William Dunlop arranged for photographer Tim Ford to capture the portraits of 60 individuals who had attended or contributed to the university.

Kurt L. Schmoke was Baltimore's first elected African American mayor. He served from 1987 to 1999, then made a career as an academic administrator. He is currently serving as University of Baltimore's President.

Creator

Schmoke, Kurt L.

Source

Institutional Advancement records, Collection 97

Date

9/19/1991

Format

correspondence; 8.5 x 11 in.

Identifier

50UMBC-035

Files

http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/UMBC_50th_Online_Exhibit/50umbctimeline/PDFs/JPEG/50UMBC-035.jpg

Citation

Schmoke, Kurt L., “Letter of congratulations on the occasion of UMBC's 25th anniversary from Baltimore City Mayor Kurt Schmoke,” UMBC 50th, accessed November 27, 2022, https://umbc50.omeka.net/items/show/1620.