Roger Ward, EdD, JD, MPA, is University of Maryland, Baltimore’s new associate vice president for academic and student affairs. Ward, who immigrated to New York City in the 1990s, worked full time as he attended community college, undergraduate school, graduate school, and law school. As assistant vice president for student affairs at The New School in New York City for seven years, Ward became familiar with the challenges of an urban campus with different schools and a diverse population. In his new position, he oversees a variety of offices and services including the registrar, student services, wellness services, international services, recreation and fitness, student counseling, student financial assistance and education, and auxiliary services. As part of his responsibilities, Vice President for Academic Affairs Malinda Orlin, PhD, has charged Ward with developing the programming activities for the Southern Management Corporation Campus Center, which will open next month.
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