Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of UMES

Jun 11, 2018

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.


Aug 29, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

There is so much interest these days in cooking and dining. Chefs have become celebrities with cable TV shows and product lines; they host cruises and festivals; they live that celebrity life. 

Thousands of women and men who make the food that we eat every day, however, spend their days and nights in a stainless steel landscape. 

BALTIMORE (AP) — Judges are refusing to attend a meeting Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has called to discuss Baltimore's high crime rate.

The meeting involving Hogan and members of the Baltimore City Criminal Justice Coordinating Council is scheduled for next week. Hogan has said he's concerned that many Baltimore gun offenders have more than half their sentences suspended.

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police are say a man fired several shots at officers in Delaware before fleeing.

Police said officers in Wilmington observed a "suspicious" man on Thursday evening and approached him to investigate. Police say the man then fired several shots at the officers and fled.

Wilmington Police Spokesman Shane Sowden said neither officer was hit. Sowden said Friday morning that police have not yet been able to locate the suspect.


WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police say a shooting in Delaware left a 38-year-old man injured.

Police say officers were on patrol in Wilmington on Thursday when they heard gunshots nearby. Police say officers found a 38-year-old man who had been shot in the shoulder.

The man was taken to the hospital and was in stable condition on Thursday.

Police say their investigation into the shooting is ongoing.