Q&A Archives

President’s Q&A, June 2018

June 19, 2018

Dr. Perman introduced UMB’s new police chief, talked about plans for the expanded Community Engagement Center and campus safety, and announced a major change to the Universitywide commencement in 2019.

President’s Q&A, March 2018

March 07, 2018

Dr. Perman discussed the state of the University, gun violence, mental health care, community engagement, and more.

President’s Q&A, December 2017

Dec. 12, 2017

Chief Philanthropy Officer Thomas J. Sullivan, CFRE, MS, discussed how to be involved in UMB's Catalyst campaign.


President’s Q&A, September 2017

Sept. 19, 2017

Dr. Perman discussed a range of topics, including teaching innovations, interprofessional education, and the MPower initiative.

President’s Q&A, June 2017

June 19, 2017

Chief Accountability Officer and Vice President Roger Ward discusses UMB's campus climate survey results.

President’s Q&A, October 2016

October 06, 2016

Office of Community Engagement Director Ashley Valis discusses the UMB/UMMC Partnership for West Baltimore.

President’s Q&A, March 2016

March 28, 2016

Diversity Review Results Are Disclosed

President's Q&A, November 2015

November 23, 2015

Dr. Perman held a group Q&A on Nov. 23 in the School of Medicine’s Bressler Research Building. After discussing race relations, Dr. Perman turned the topic to public safety.

President's Q&A, July 2015

July 28, 2015

Held on July 28 at the School of Nursing, this session was a follow-up to the May 6 forum “A Discussion About Race in Baltimore.”

President's Q&A, April 2015

April 21, 2015

Dr. Perman held a group Q&A on April 21 at the School of Dentistry. The session included a legislative update by Kevin P. Kelly, JD, chief government affairs officer and associate vice president, who discussed the recently concluded General Assembly session.

President's Q&A, February 2015

February 23, 2015

Dr. Perman held a group Q&A on Feb. 23 at the School of Pharmacy. The session included a presentation by James L. Hughes, MBA, chief enterprise and economic development officer, vice president, and director of UM Ventures, on UMB’s role as an economic engine in the state.

Safety Matters Town Halls, October 2014

October 14, 2014

In the wake of two robberies on the UMB campus the night of Oct. 6, Dr. Perman and the UMB Police Force held safety town halls on Oct. 14 at the School of Pharmacy and on the evening of Oct. 21 at Westminster Hall.

President's Q&A, September 2014

September 22, 2014

Dr. Perman held a group Q&A on Sept. 22 at the School of Social Work auditorium. The session included a community engagement progress report from Ashley Valis, MSW, who is UMB’s first executive director of community initiatives and engagement.

President's Q&A, April 2014

April 17, 2014

Dr. Perman held a group Q&A session on April 17 at Hosick Lecture Hall in the Bressler Building. James L. Hughes, MBA, chief enterprise and economic development officer and vice president, began the session with an update on the University of Maryland BioPark’s new Master Plan.

President's Q&A, February 2014

February 04, 2014

Dr. Perman’s quarterly group Q&A session was held on Feb. 4 at the Francis King Carey School of Law. Dr. Perman and members of his leadership team began the Q&A with presentations on the Middle States reaccreditation and the University’s financial outlook.

President's Q&A, September 2013

September 24, 2013

Dr. Perman’s quarterly group Q&A session was held on Sept. 24 at the School of Pharmacy. Peter N. Gilbert, MSF, chief operating officer and senior vice president, began the session with an update of the University’s 2011-2016 strategic plan.

President's Q&A, April 2013

April 16, 2013

The items below are excerpts from Dr. Perman’s quarterly group Q&A on April 16 at the School of Dentistry.

President's Q&A, January 2013

January 22, 2013

The excerpts below are from Dr. Perman’s group Q&A on Jan. 22 at the School of Nursing auditorium, which centered on the University of Maryland: MPowering the State structured collaboration with the University of Maryland, College Park and also on campus safety.

President's Q&A, August 2012

August 23, 2012

The questions below are excerpts from Dr. Perman’s group Q&A on Aug. 23 at Westminster Hall, which focused to a great extent on the new UM shuttle.

President's Q&A, April 2012

April 26, 2012

The following excerpts come from Dr. Perman’s group Q&A on April 16 at the School of Social Work auditorium. The Q&A was devoted to a single topic: campus safety. University Police Chief Tony Williams was the guest speaker.

President's Q&A, March 2012

March 28, 2012

The following questions and answers are excerpts from the University of Maryland: MPowering the State Q&A, which was held March 28 at the School of Nursing.

President's Q&A, January 2012

January 18, 2012

The following are excerpts from Dr. Perman’s Q&A on Jan. 18 at the Francis King Carey School of Law.

President's Q&A, December 2011

December 15, 2011

The following are excerpts from Dr. Perman’s Q&A on Dec. 15 at Davidge Hall.

President's Q&A, November 2011

November 21, 2011

The following are excerpts from Dr. Perman’s Q&A on Nov. 21 at the School of Nursing.

President's Q&A, October 2011

October 17, 2011

The following are excerpts of questions and answers from Dr. Perman’s Q&A on Oct. 17 at the School of Pharmacy.

President's Q&A, September 2011

September 26, 2011

The following are excerpts of questions and answers from Dr. Perman’s Q&A on Sept. 26 at the Southern Management Corporation Campus Center.