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Heidi M. Anderson Named New University of Maryland Eastern Shore President

Jul 17, 2018

ADELPHI, Md. -- The University System of Maryland (USM) Tuesday announced the appointment of Dr. Heidi M. Anderson as the next president of University of Maryland Eastern Shore, effective September 1, 2018. 

Anderson replaces Dr. Juliette Bell, who stepped down July 1. Former Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim recently was appointed to lead UMES on an interim basis.

Apple workshop in the works

Jun 13, 2018
UMES School of Agricultural & Natural Sciences

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Dr. Fnu Naveen Kumar is set to offer his third Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Apple Workshop from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 30, at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Room 1102 in the Center for Food Science and Technology.

Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of UMES

Jun 11, 2018
linkedin.com

BALTIMORE –– University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert Caret today named Mickey L. Burnim interim president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), effective June 18, 2018. Dr. Burnim served as president of Bowie State University between 2006 and 2017.

 Current UMES President Juliette Bell announced in February that she will step down this summer. In March, Chancellor Caret appointed a search and screening committee for the new president.

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.

Late jazz aficionado leaves music collection to UMES

Mar 16, 2018
UMES Office of Public Relations

James Biays Young spent a rich-and-full life collecting jazz recordings and books about “America's classical music,” and now the fruits of those twin obsessions are entrusted to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  

Before Young, a Baltimorean by birth who retired to Ocean Pines, died in mid-February he donated some 5,000-plus compact discs to UMES, a decision influenced by the campus being home to a jazz-format FM radio station.  

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