Javier Miyares Appointed President of UMUC

December 5, 2012

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents announced the appointment of Javier Miyares as president of UMUC, effective October 1, 2012. Miyares has served in several leadership capacities since joining the university in 2001; he has served as UMUC's acting president since February 22, 2012.

The Board's appointment was made on the recommendation of University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan, who consulted with UMUC's shared governance councils and Board of Visitors. 

“During his months as acting president, Javier has led UMUC very effectively. His vision and commitment and his ability to build consensus make him the ideal person to lead UMUC at this time," said Kirwan in a press release issued by USM.

Read the complete USM press release.