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USM names former Towson president Caret as new chancellor
USM names former Towson president Caret as new chancellor

The University System of Maryland has named Robert Caret, president at the University of Massachusetts System and a former president at Towson University, as its next chancellor, system officials confirmed on Wednesday. Caret will succeed William E. Kirwan, who announced in May that he would step down after 12 years at the helm. Caret said he had verbally accepted the job offer and has not yet formally resigned. Caret said he would focuse on two primary goals: ensuring students can get a high-quality education at an affordable price, and continuing "to build a research-based economic engine." "It's an exciting opportunity," Caret said in an interview. "It...

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