President's Signature Events

Throughout the year, the President's Office hosts a number of events for the University of Maryland, Baltimore community. 

Upcoming Events

Speaker Series

Core Values

The UMB Core Values Speaker Series promotes the values of accountability, civility, collaboration, diversity, excellence, knowledge, and leadership. National and international leaders come to UMB to talk about their expertise and experiences to a broad University/communitywide audience. The speaker series also provides an opportunity for the University to come together as one at stimulating cultural events that enhance the environment in which the University works and learns. Visit the Core Values Speaker Series website for additional information.

Diversity Advisory Council

The Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) hosts UMB's Diversity Speaker Series on campus, promoting diversity and inclusion at UMB. Visit the DAC website for additional information.

The President’s Panel on Politics and Policy

The President's Panel on Politics and Policy is a speaker series examining issues important to the UMB community that are likely to be affected by the current presidential administration and Congress. With so much at stake in terms of health and higher education policy, federal budget priorities, and issues of civil rights and social justice, the UMB community is encouraged to take part in these timely conversations. Additional information can be found on the Government Affairs website.

Founders Week Events

David J. Ramsay Entrepreneur of the Year Presentation and Reception 

The Entrepreneur of the Year delivers a presentation demonstrating the impact of their breakthrough innovation. Visit the Founders Week website for more information.

Researcher of the Year Lecture and Reception

The Researcher of the Year presents a lecture highlighting their work that exhibits excellence in innovative research. Visit the Founders Week website for more information.

Gala

The Founders Week Gala celebrates the University’s accomplishments and honors the Founders Week Entrepreneur, Researcher, Public Servant, and Educator of the Year award winners. Visit the Gala webpage for more information.