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With strong continuing support from the General Assembly and Governor Larry Hogan, our flagship university is turning knowledge into jobs. Our researchers invent the future. Our talented faculty educates a top workforce. Our dynamism attracts new business and investment. Our expertise helps businesses launch and thrive. All this creates economic and social wealth.

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The divisive election is over, but the mission and core values of our University remain unchanged. 

The education that we provide is the great equalizer of conditions in our democracy, a passport to social and economic mobility. The research, innovation, and public service that we do are essential to the well-being, prosperity, and security of the people of our state and the nation. 

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A new "Joint President/Senate Task Force on Sexual Assault Prevention" will propose a comprehensive strategy to address this important issue. Its recommendations are due by March 31, 2017.

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Capital Budget Testimony

I am pleased to provide testimony to the General Assembly for our FY 2017 capital budget request.

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I would like to thank the Chair, Vice-Chair and subcommittee members for your ongoing support of University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP). Thanks to the resources provided by the committee, the entire General Assembly and Governor Hogan, we achieved a series of important records in 2015.

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