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Rankin Named UMD Senior Vice President and Provost

Rankin Named UMD Senior Vice President and Provost

Mary Ann Rankin has been named UMD senior vice president and provost. Rankin, a national leader in innovative and highly successful programs for boosting the supply of science and math teachers and other STEM graduates, will assume her new post on October 1.

Rankin currently is CEO of the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) in Dallas. NMSI is a public-private partnership dedicated to expanding the pipeline of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) graduates and STEM K-12 teachers. Previously, she spent 36 years at The University of Texas at Austin, where she served for six years as chair of biological sciences and for nearly 17 years as dean of the College of Natural Sciences.

For more information, see the UMD press release.

August 17, 2012


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