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Chancellors and Presidents

View a list of the leaders who have shaped UMGC.

The history of University of Maryland Global Campus is not complete without recognition of the remarkable men and women who have led our institution through the years. Each has left an indelible mark and helped shape the university in different ways.


Gregory Fowler

2021–Present


Lawrence E. Leak

2020–2021


Javier Miyares

2012–2020


Susan C. Aldridge

2006–2012


Gerald Heeger

1999–2005


T. Benjamin Massey

1978–1998


Stanley Drazek    

1975–1978


William Raymond "Ray" Ehrensberger

1952–1975


The portraits above are from original artwork by Jason Seiler.

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