An art installation on campus

Council for the Arts and Culture

The Council for the Arts & Culture enhances the quality of life on campus and in the larger Baltimore community by promoting the use of the University’s public spaces for the visual and performing arts and providing opportunities for the UMB community to experience the arts at partner institutions.

An interconnected network of employees

Future of Work Task Force

The Future of Work Task Force committees are charged with developing short- and long-term recommendations to UMB leadership related to work flexibility, employee value proposition (why people want to work here and remain here), and employee well-being.

Three IPACE participants

Interprofessional Program for Academic Community Engagement

The focus of the program is to develop, support, and expand educational curriculum and service-learning and community experiential learning, build community-engaged faculty scholarship and research, and support professional development related to community engagement for faculty, staff, and students.

Graduates receiving diplomas

Middle States Self-Study

Every 10 years, UMB undergoes a reaffirmation of its accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This comprehensive evaluation strengthens the University and helps sustain the quality and integrity of the education UMB provides.

Davidge Hall

MPowering the State

MPowering the State is a structured alliance between UMB and the University of Maryland, College Park. The partnership catalyzes collaborative academic, research, and outreach programs to advance Maryland’s national leadership in education, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

A young girl from Baltimore city

Office of Community Engagement

The Office of Community Engagement coordinates the University’s outreach and service programs in West Baltimore. These programs focus on improving health, education, employment, and economic development in nearby neighborhoods and helping residents advocate for stronger communities.

The assembled President's Council for Women

President’s Council for Women

The President’s Council for Women advises UMB leadership on how to ensure that women in every role at UMB are as successful as they can be.

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President’s Symposium and White Paper Project

The President’s Symposium and White Paper Project is an interprofessional initiative that engages faculty, staff, and students from every UMB school in a yearlong conversation on a topic of importance to the University community.

People working in a planning session

UMB Strategic Plan: 2022-2026

The 2022‒2026 Strategic Plan outlines the University’s five-year goals and tactics. UMB’s individual schools and units will make the Strategic Plan “come alive” by developing measurable goals that align with the strategic objectives and put UMB on a trajectory to realize the strategic outcomes in the plan.

A professional woman in an office setting

The UMBrella Group

UMBrella (UMB Roundtable on Empowerment in Leadership and Leveraging Aspirations) works to support the success of women at UMB, advancing them into leadership roles and championing women at all levels of the organization.