The University System of Maryland has created an 18-member committee to search for Chancellor Robert Caret’s replacement before he finishes his term in 2020.
In a news release, Board of Regents Chair Linda Gooden announced the creation of the group Tuesday, writing that its members will be tasked with finding a replacement for Caret, who will complete his term June 30, 2020.
After being hired in 2015, Caret announced last month his plans not to seek an additional five-year term, prompting the system to start searching for a replacement. The state’s university system oversees 12 college campuses across the state.
The committee will be led by Gooden and Vice Chair Barry Gossett.
The other committee members are: