Office of the President

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Office of the President leads the university in its mission of offering top-quality educational opportunities to adult students in Maryland, the nation, and the world, setting the global standard of excellence in adult education.

Javier Miyares was appointed president of UMUC on October 1, 2012. Miyares has served the university in several leadership capacities since joining the institution in 2001, most recently as acting president since February 2012.

In May 2015, Miyares presented the 2015-2018 strategic plan to the UMUC community to serve as the North Star to guide the university's path forward. You can view the strategic plan here.

The Office of the President can be reached via e-mail at A member of the president's staff will make sure that your e-mail is forwarded to the UMUC faculty/staff/administrator who is in the best position to reply to you.