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Faculty resources for understanding religious observances

As classes resume, we remind instructors that important religious holidays may result in student absences.

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University Names Interim Title IX Administrator

Angela Nastase, J.D., (she/her/hers) has been named our new interim Title IX coordinator and director for the Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM)

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LGBTQ+ Equity Center Staff Promotion

Shantala Thompson (she/they) has been promoted to associate director of the LGBTQ+ Equity Center.

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A 50-year landmark for women

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

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UMD Marks 10 Years of DACA Expanding Opportunities

On this anniversary, we pause to acknowledge how DACA expanded opportunities, changed lives and strengthened campuses, workplaces and the country over the past decade. While we celebrate the successes of our DACA students, alumni and staff, we also recognize the determination and contributions of our other undocumented students and alumni who are not eligible for DACA.

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New Staff in the Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct

We have several new staff members who have joined the team in Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct: Angela Nastase, J.D. (she/her/hers) has joined ...

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Call to action: Stop the Hate workshops

I believe our collective commitment to an inclusive campus has never been stronger. At the same time, I am keenly aware that instances of anti-Jewish, anti-Black and anti-LGBTQ+ hate continue to be present across the country and even on our own campus.

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Welcoming Our New TerrapinSTRONG Program Manager

President Pines announced a university-wide TerrapinSTRONG onboarding program on his first day as president to affirm our mission, culture, and values as a diverse, united, proud, respectful, inclusive, accountable and empowered community.

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New ADA Coordinator

I am pleased to share the news that Emily S. Lucio (she/her) has joined us as the University of Maryland’s new ADA/504 coordinator, effective August 2, 2021.

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LGBT Equity Center Acting Director

I’m pleased to share that the LGBT Equity Center’s Shige Sakurai (they/them) has agreed to serve as its acting director.

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