University of Maryland Eastern Shore Names an Interim President

Mortimer H. Neufville has been selected to serve as interim president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. His appointment will begin on August 16, when current president Thelma B. Thompson will step down as president.

Dr. Neufville has served in many administrative positions at the university, including vice president for academic affairs. He is a graduate of Tuskegee University and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in animal science from the University of Florida.