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Gregory Fowler Has Been Named President of University of Maryland Global Campus

The University System of Maryland board of regents announced that Gregory Fowler has been selected as the next president of the University of Maryland Global Campus. He will begin his new position on January 4, 2021.

“I am honored and humbled to be selected as the next president of the University of Maryland Global Campus,” Dr. Fowler said. “I have always admired the institution’s mission and success in transforming the lives of adult learners. I look forward to joining the UMGC team as well as being part of the larger team that is the University System of Maryland.”

The University of Maryland Global Campus was called the University of Maryland University College until 2019. It offers more than 90 degrees, certificates, concentrations and specializations and has more than 170 classroom and service locations throughout the world.

Dr. Fowler has spent nearly nine years at Southern New Hampshire University, where he served in a dual role as chief academic officer and vice president for academic affairs. He was promoted to president of the university’s Global Campus in September 2018.

Dr. Fowler is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta. He earned a master’s degree in English at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, while working for the National Endowment for the Humanities. He holds a Ph.D. in English and American studies from the University at Buffalo of the State University of New York System. He also holds an MBA from Western Governors University.


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  1. Dr. Hakeem Tijani (Executive Director, Global Partnerships-Africa, Morgan State University) says:

    Congratulations, Dr. Fowler. Wishing you a successful tenure.

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