Gregory Fowler Has Been Named President of University of Maryland Global Campus

The University System of Maryland board of regents announced that Gregory Fowler has been selected as the next president of the University of Maryland Global Campus. He will begin his new position on January 4, 2021.

“I am honored and humbled to be selected as the next president of the University of Maryland Global Campus,” Dr. Fowler said. “I have always admired the institution’s mission and success in transforming the lives of adult learners. I look forward to joining the UMGC team as well as being part of the larger team that is the University System of Maryland.”

The University of Maryland Global Campus was called the University of Maryland University College until 2019. It offers more than 90 degrees, certificates, concentrations and specializations and has more than 170 classroom and service locations throughout the world.

Dr. Fowler has spent nearly nine years at Southern New Hampshire University, where he served in a dual role as chief academic officer and vice president for academic affairs. He was promoted to president of the university’s Global Campus in September 2018.

Dr. Fowler is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta. He earned a master’s degree in English at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, while working for the National Endowment for the Humanities. He holds a Ph.D. in English and American studies from the University at Buffalo of the State University of New York System. He also holds an MBA from Western Governors University.

Related Articles


  1. Congratulations, Dr. Fowler. Wishing you a successful tenure.

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Students at Three HBCUs in New Orleans to Participate in Power of Prosperity Initiative

The Power of Prosperity program will help remove barriers to students’ academic success by providing students and their families with free access to financial support and resources.

Yale University Scholar Wins Early Career Physics Award

Charles D. Brown II, an assistant professor of physics at Yale University, has been selected as the winner the Joseph A. Johnson Award for Excellence from the American Institute of Physics and the National Society of Black Physicists.

Three African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Universities

Arthur Lumzy Jr. is the new director of student career preparedness at Texas A&M University–Commerce. Sandra L. Barnes was named associate provost for undergraduate education and student success at Alcorn State University in Mississippi and Roberto Campos-Marquetti has been appointed assistant vice president for staff and labor relations at Duke University.

North Carolina A&T State University to Debut New Graduate Programs in Criminal Justice

The university's criminal justice master’s and doctoral programs are designed to provide high-quality graduate education and training in criminal justice with the four areas of specialization: investigative science, digital forensics, research methodology, and social justice.

Featured Jobs