Office of the President

Terrapin Pride

There are many reasons to have great pride in our community: our fearless approach to the world's grand challenges, our leadership's commitment to inclusivity, our top-notch support system, the incredible talent of our Terps, and the personal connections that define us. Let's make this year one of promise and excellence!

Read President Pines' 2023 first day message to the UMD community

Our university gives us so many reasons to be proud. Internationally-ranked academic programs. Amazing artists and groundbreaking researchers. Award-winning faculty. Extraordinary and caring staff. Together, we are channeling our collective excellence to take on the grand challenges of our time.

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Darryll J. Pines

President, University of Maryland

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among public institutions for research and development spending in NSF's Higher Education Research and Development Survey


in U.S. News & World Report's 2022-23 ranking of best public universities


for Black or African American undergraduates who later achieve doctoral degrees, according to NSF

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