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USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor
USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor

Robert Caret doesn't begin his tenure as University System of Maryland chancellor until July 1, but he soon will begin meeting with private and public-sector leaders, including Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, to shape his vision for the system. The current University of Massachusetts president and former head of Towson University was formally introduced as Maryland's new chancellor at a news conference Friday at the Columbus Center in Baltimore. He'll succeed William "Brit" Kirwan and guide 12 Maryland institutions of higher education, including the flagship University of Maryland, College Park, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the University of Baltimore,...