UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF MARYLAND

CHANCELLORS


DONALD NEWTON LANGENBERG, Ph.D.
Chancellor, 1990-2002



Chancellor, July 1, 1990 to 2002, and Chancellor Emeritus, 2002-, University System of Maryland. Regents' Professor of Education, University of Maryland, 2002-04.

Chair, National Reading Panel, 1998-2000.

Chancellor and Professor (physics), University of Illinois at Chicago, 1983-90.

Acting Director, 1980, and Deputy Director, 1980-82, National Science Foundation (advisory committee on research, 1974-77).

Born in Devil's Lake, North Dakota, March 17, 1932. Iowa State University, B.S. (physics), 1953; University of California, Los Angeles, M.S. (physics), 1955; University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. (physics), 1959. Professor (physics, 1967-82), (electrical engineering, 1976-83), University of Pennsylvania (director, laboratory on the structure of matter, 1972-74; vice-provost for graduate studies & research, 1974-79; board of trustees, 1990-2000). Board of Trustees, Associated Universities, Inc., 1975-80. Chair, Board of Directors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1991. Chair, Board of Directors, National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, 1991. President, American Physical Society, 1993. President, National Association of System Heads, 2001. Chair, President's Council, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2001. Vice-Chair, National Council for Science and the Environment, 2006. Board of Trustees, University of the District of Columbia, 2007-. Board of Directors, National Council on Teacher Quality, 2008- (past vice-chair). Director for Strategic Planning and External Projects, National Professional Sciences Master's Association, 2012-. Chair, Professional Science Masters Advisory Board, Council of Graduate Schools. Emeritus member, Board of Directors, The Education Trust (chair, 2007-08). Board of Trustees, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Member, Committee on the Study of Teacher Preparation Programs in the United States, National Research Council. John Price Wetherill Medal, Franklin Institute, 1975. Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1985; University of Albany, 1998. Distinguished Contribution to Research Administration Award, Society of Research Administrators. Distinguished Achievement Citation, Iowa State University Alumni Association.

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