Dr. Heidi M. Anderson, 16th President of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
On this episode of UMES 30, show host Dr. Joshua K. Wright sits down with Dr. Heidi M. Anderson, the sixteenth President of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. She discusses her mission for the University and how she is actively moving forward to accomplish goals she has set for UMES. (ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 2/14/2019)
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.
Student members of UMES’ NAACP chapter staged a peaceful rally Tuesday night to demonstrate solidarity with peers troubled by the Aug. 9 shooting death of Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown.
After gathering in the Student Services Center’s ballroom to welcome more than 100 supporters, organizers led the group on a brisk march across campus to the steps of Frederick Douglass Library. They carried signs that read “Black Lives Matter” and “Stop Police Brutality” while chanting “No justice – no peace.”
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –– Dr. Arthur L. Allen, a pioneer in the pursuit of ways to help agriculture on Delmarva be more environmentally compatible with the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, is a 2012 recipient of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Award for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity.