There is no better place to be than the University of Maryland, College Park. With its top-ranked academic programs, nationally recognized faculty, diverse population, and lush 1,580-acre campus located between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md., it’s no wonder the University of Maryland is a sought-after destination for some of the state's - and the country’s - best and brightest students.
Attracting them are some 127 majors and some of the highest-ranked programs in the country. As of 2012, the university 70 programs rank in the top 25 nationally, including 30 programs in the top 10, in the latest U.S. News & World Report undergraduate ranking of top public universities.
Wallace D. Loh
Wallace D. Loh became the 33rd president of the University of Maryland in November 2010. He is responsible for providing leadership to the university’s 37,000 students, 12 colleges and schools, and 9,000 members of the faculty and staff, as well as overseeing its $1.6 billion operating budget.
Anderson comes to Maryland from the United States Military Academy, where he has directed Army’s athletics department since 2004. At Army, Anderson has been responsible for a 25-sport program that served more than 900 cadet-athletes.