Diversity Advisory Council

The Diversity Advisory Council recommends to the UMB president actions that promote the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and cultivates an environment in which diversity is a guiding principle in every aspect of UMB’s activities.

Office of Community Engagement

The Office of Community Engagement coordinates the University’s outreach and service programs in West Baltimore. These programs focus on improving health, education, employment, and economic development in nearby neighborhoods and helping residents advocate for stronger communities.

Council for the Arts and Culture

The Council for the Arts & Culture enhances the quality of life on campus and in the larger Baltimore community by promoting the use of the University’s public spaces for the visual and performing arts and providing opportunities for the UMB community to experience the arts at partner institutions.

UMB Strategic Plan: 2017-2021

The 2017‒2021 Strategic Plan outlines the University’s five-year goals and tactics. UMB’s individual schools and units will make the strategic plan “come alive” by developing measurable goals that align with the strategic objectives and put UMB on a trajectory to realize the strategic outcomes in the plan.

2016 Middle States Self-Study

Every 10 years, UMB undergoes a reaffirmation of its accreditation with The Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This comprehensive evaluation strengthens the University and helps sustain the quality and integrity of the education UMB provides.

MPowering the State

MPowering the State is a structured alliance between UMB and the University of Maryland, College Park. The partnership catalyzes collaborative academic, research, and outreach programs to advance Maryland’s national leadership in education, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

UMB CURE Scholars

The UMB CURE Scholars Program prepares promising middle school students in West Baltimore for rewarding careers in health care and research. The scholars participate in hands-on workshops and lab experiences and receive focused mentoring.

President's Symposium and White Paper Project

The President’s Symposium and White Paper Project is an interprofessional initiative that engages faculty, staff, and students from every UMB school in a yearlong conversation on a topic of importance to the University community.

Interprofessional Education

UMB’s Center for Interprofessional Education prepares health, law, and human services students and faculty to work collaboratively in interprofessional teams to improve the care and services delivered to patients and clients.


The UMBrella Group: UMB Roundtable on Empowerment in Leadership and Leveraging Aspirations. We work to support the success of women at UMB, advancing them into leadership roles and championing women at all levels of the organization.