List of Presidents of the University of Maryland, College Park

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C. Daniel Mote, Jr., President of the University of Maryland from 1998 to 2010.

The President of the University of Maryland, College Park manages the day-to-day operations of the University of Maryland, College Park. The president is expected to work cooperatively with the University Senate and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents to effectively manage the university.

List of Presidents of the University of Maryland[edit]

Presidents of the Maryland Agricultural College and Maryland State College[edit]

Benjamin Hallowell, the first President of the Maryland Agricultural College

The school was known as the Maryland Agricultural College from its founding until the state of Maryland assumed control of the university in 1916. It was then renamed the Maryland State College.

Presidents of the University of Maryland[edit]

H.C. "Curley" Byrd spent five decades at the university as an engineering student and multi-sport athlete, football and baseball coach, athletic director, and administrator.

The name of the school was changed to the University of Maryland in 1926.

Elkins served as President of 5 campus University of Maryland network from 1970-1978.

Chancellors of the University of Maryland[edit]

Following the departure of Wilson Homer Elkins, the Chancellor assumed the responsibilities of the President.

Presidents of the University of Maryland[edit]

In 1989, the office of the President was re-established following the re-organization of the public schools of Maryland under the new University System of Maryland.

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