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Pines: ‘Creating an Inclusive and Equitable Community’ at U.Md. (The Washington Informer)

President Pines begins his new role as the university’s first Black president and 34th overall, sharing his two main priorities for the university — to demonstrate excellence and create a more inclusive and multicultural community. Read the original ...

U.Md. president wants to attract more students from Prince George’s County schools (WTOP)

President Pines shares big plans for the new school year happening amid a global pandemic and a movement toward racial equality. Read the original article on

The University of Maryland Welcomes Its 34th President (NBC Washington)

NBC's Tracee Wilkins speaks with President Pines about healing the university in the midst of a pandemic and calls for racial justice. Watch the segment on

University of Maryland President Darryll Pines takes over amid ‘two watershed movements': racial justice and coronavirus (The Baltimore Sun)

President Pines shares his immediate actions to address racial injustices and foster a community of inclusivity. Read the original article in The Baltimore Sun

Hope is top priority:' Darryl Pines becomes 2nd African-American to lead Univ. of Md. (Fox 45 News Baltimore)

President Pines takes over the University of Maryland during what he calls two pandemics; the coronavirus pandemic and racially motivated acts of violence against the black community. Read the original article on

New University Of Maryland President Dr. Darryll Pines To Focus On Coronavirus Concerns, Black Lives Matter Movement In First Year (WJZ-13 CBS Baltimore)

President Pines shares some of the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic and how the university will address campus safety in the fall. See the interview on WJZ-13 CBS Baltimore

The University of Maryland Welcomes Its First African American President (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

President Pines began his role as the University of Maryland’s 34th president on July 1 and was acknowledged as the university’s first African American president. Read the original article in Diverse Issues in Higher Education

New U.Md. president speaks on college athletics continuing during pandemic (WTOP)

President Darryll Pines explains how the university plans to handle student athletics in the coming year including testing, daily screening and physical distancing. Read the original article on

Colleges face tough decisions about reopening in the fall (The TODAY Show)

NBC's Tom Costello speaks with President Pines about the new normal, redesigning classrooms, residence and dining halls to keep everyone safe since the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of Maryland president announces new programs to bolster diversity and support students (The Baltimore Sun)

President Pines lays out his initiatives to respond to a national reckoning on race inspired by protests across the country this summer

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