University of Maryland, College Park
University of Maryland, College Park, is a Carnegie Research-I
University, Member Association of American Universities (AAU), Flagship of
the University System of Maryland, and in Division I NCAA Athletics.
The College Park campus is approximately 1,500 acres in
Baltimore-Washington high-tech corridor.
Wallace D. Loh was appointed President of University of Maryland,
College Park in 2010. Previously, he was executive vice president and
provost of The University of Iowa.
As the state's flagship university, the University of Maryland educates the
most talented students from Maryland and beyond. The university is
consistently ranked among the nations best public universities and was
recently named one of top "green universities" in the country.
Faculty includes Nobel Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners. Our students
win prestigious awards for their academic achievements and civic engagement,
and our graduates enjoy successful careers in their chosen fields. In the
past decade, our sports teams have won 14 NCAA national championships. We
embrace diversity, and we are taking advantage of our proximity to
Washington, D.C., to educate tomorrow's leaders and address global
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