University System of Maryland
Organization & Structure
System Administration serves as the headquarters for the University System of Maryland. Under the direction of the Chancellor, System Administration supports the Board of Regents in governing USM, assists the USM institutions in fulfilling their distinct missions, and facilitates partnerships among institutions within and beyond the University System. Through leadership, strategic planning, and resource management, System Administration enhances the quality and accessibility of the System’s services to the people of Maryland.
Governance of the University System
The Board of Regents has the authority and is responsible by law for the formulation of all policies under which the University operates. The Regents are appointed by the Governor, with Senate approval, to staggered five-year terms.
The thirteen listed institutions make up the University System of Maryland.
Bowie State University
Coppin State University
Frostburg State University
University of Baltimore
University of Maryland, Baltimore
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Maryland University College
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science