For 50 years, we have called on our GRIT to do GREAT things.
Now we are calling on YOU.
This university – your university – has been different from the start. Since our founding, UMBC has been shifting paradigms, opening doors, and raising the bar on the kind of value a university can bring to the world.
Our differences now consistently make us one of the top-ranked universities in innovation, student success, undergraduate teaching, and best value. As the president of Harvard said, “UMBC, you show the world what is possible.”
While older, better-funded colleges and universities have shaped our nation’s past, UMBC is poised to shape the future.
Too many people confuse wealth with excellence. A university can gain excellence without a huge endowment. We’ve proven that. But resources are the great differentiator between universities that glimpse but cannot sustain their excellence. Universities that can stay true to their values and those that cannot.
This is why we have launched a $150 million campaign driven by our most cherished values: inclusive excellence and innovation. Through this campaign you can help us do what we do best.
Together, we can MAKE BIG BREAKTHROUGHS.
Together, we can FORGE NEW PARTNERSHIPS.
Together, we can TRANSFORM LIVES.