About the Division


University Relations

University Relations mission is to advance the University of Maryland through sustained philanthropy, meaningful engagement and a preeminent global brand.

University Relations is comprised of approximately 300 of the most talented and dedicated advancement professionals in the nation. The division includes five sub-units: the Office of University Development, the University of Maryland Alumni Association, the Office of Strategic Communications, the Office of Finance and Administration and the Office of Donor Support Services.

University Relations also directly supports the University of Maryland College Park Foundation (UMCPF) Board of Trustees and its operations.

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Brodie Remington

Vice President, University RelationsPresident, UMCPF

brodie10@umd.edu

301-405-4683

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Beth Javier-Wong

Assistant Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, University Relations

bethjw@umd.edu

301-405-3336

University Development

The Office of University Development is responsible for fundraising at the University of Maryland, including all schools, colleges and other units.

  • Annual Giving
  • Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • Gift Planning
  • Principal Gifts
  • Schools, Colleges, Units and Regional Major Gifts
  • Prospect Management and Research
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Jim Harris

Associate Vice President for University Development

harrisjf@umd.edu

301.405.4568

Alumni Relations

The University of Maryland Alumni Association is a leader of a powerful community of Terps all over the globe, 377,000 strong. The Alumni Association is the hub of engagement and provides professional, academic and social opportunities for our alumni and friends.

  • Alumni Advocacy
  • Engagement and Outreach
  • Membership
  • Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
  • Donor Relations and Stewardship
  • Special Events
  • UMCPF Board of Trustees Operations
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Amy Eichhorst

Associate Vice President for Alumni & Donor Relations

aeich@umd.edu

301.405.2102

Administration and Finance

The Office of Administration and Finance is responsible for core business functions that support the entire University Relations division and the UMCPF.

  • Business Applications
  • Gift Acceptance
  • Human Resources
  • IT Services
  • UMCPF Financial Management
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Cynthia (Cindy) Allen

Associate Vice President, Finance and OperationsVice President and Chief Financial Officer, UMCPF

callen11@umd.edu

301.955.1264

Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications builds the UMD brand and strengthens the university's position as a top 10 flagship institution by communicating with integrity, creativity and strategy.

  • Creative Strategy
  • Digital Experience
  • University Communications
  • University Marketing
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Brian Ullmann

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

ullmann@umd.edu

301.314.1482