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University of Maryland Eastern Shore names interim president

University of Maryland Eastern Shore names interim president

After a months-long search, University of Maryland Eastern Shore has selected an interim president.

Mickey L. Burnim, who served as Bowie State University president for more than a decade, will begin his term July 1, the university announced Monday. Burnim will follow current UMES President Juliette Bell, who announced in February she will step down this summer to pursue her passions and spend time with family.

“Mickey Burnim is a widely respected member of the [University System of Maryland] community with success leading two Historically Black...

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