UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK

DEFUNCT UNITS


ACCOUNTING DEPT.
Under Smith School of Business, renamed Accounting and Information Assurance Department in Sept. 2002.

ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS DIVISION
Renamed Administration and Finance Division in Sept. 2012.

AFRICA & THE AMERICAS COMMITTEE
Under College of Arts and Humanities, merged into David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the African Diaspora in Sept. 2002.

ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION
Under Division of Administrative Affairs, in 2009, divided into two units: Campus Projects, and Capital Projects.

BUDGET & FISCAL AFFAIRS
Under Academic Affairs, renamed Personnel and Budget in 2003.

CAMPUS PARKING
Under Division of Student Affairs, renamed Transportation Services in 2003.

CENTER FOR APPLIED POLICY STUDIES
Under Division of Research, renamed Outreach and Economic Development in April 2006.

CENTER FOR BIOSYSTEMS RESEARCH

CENTER FOR LEARNING COMPETITIVENESS
Under School of Public Affairs, abolished in 1997.

CENTER FOR RELIABILITY ENGINEERING
Under Clark School of Engineering, merged with Center for Technology Risk Studies in May 2004 to form Center for Risk and Reliability.

CENTER FOR ROTOCRAFT EDUCATION & RESEARCH
Under Clark School of Engineering, renamed Alfred Gessow Center for Rotocraft Education and Research in Jan. 1997.

CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY RISK STUDIES
Under Clark School of Engineering, merged with Center for Reliability Engineering to form Center for Risk and Reliability in May 2004.

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT
In March 1998, renamed Robert H. Smith School of Business.

COLLEGE OF CHEMICAL & LIFE SCIENCES
In Oct. 2010, merged with College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences to form College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences.

COLLEGE OF COMPUTER, MATHEMATICAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES
In Oct. 2010, merged with College of Chemical and Life Sciences to form College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH & HUMAN PERFORMANCE
In Sept. 2007, renamed School of Public Health.

COMPUTER-AIDED LIFE-CYCLE ENGINEERING & ELECTRONIC PACKAGING RESEARCH CENTER
Under Clark School of Engineering, renamed Computer-Aided Life-Cycle Engineering and Electronic Products and Systems Consortium in June 1998.

CONSTITUENCY PROGRAMS
Under University Relations, renamed Development in 2002.

CONTINUING EDUCATION, SUMMER & SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Renamed Continuing and Extended Education in Aug. 1998.

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE
Under College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, renamed Maryland Cooperative Extension in 1998.

COUNSELING & PERSONNEL SERVICES DEPT.
Under College of Education, merged with part of Educational Leadership, Higher Education and International Education Department, and Special Education Department to form Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education Department in July 2011.

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION DEPT.
Under College of Education, combined with Education Policy Studies and parts of Educational Leadership, Higher Education and International Education Departments to form Teaching and Learning, Policy, and Leadership Department in July 2011.

DANCE DEPT.
Under College of Arts and Humanities, merged with Theatre Dept. in 2010 to form School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies.

DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
Under University Relations, abolished in 2003.

EDUCATION POLICY, PLANNING & ADMINISTRATION DEPT.
Under College of Education, renamed Education Policy and Leadership Department in Sept. 2000.

EDUCATION POLICY STUDIES DEPT.
Under College of Education, combined with Curriculum and Instruction Department and parts of Educational Leadership, Higher Education and International Education Department to form Teaching and Learning, Policy, and Leadership Department in July 2011.

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, HIGHER EDUCATION & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION DEPT.
Under College of Education, in July 2011, functions transferred to Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education Department, and Teaching and Learning, Policy, and Leadership Department.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DEPT.
Under Clark School of Engineering, renamed Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept. in March 1999.

ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER
Under Clark School of Engineering, renamed Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute in Jan. 2003.

FAMILY STUDIES DEPT.
Formerly under College of Health and Human Performance, renamed Family Science Department under School of Public Health in Sept. 2007.

GEOGRAPHY DEPT.
Under College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, renamed Geographical Sciences Department in Jan. 2012.

HEALTH EDUCATION DEPT.
Under College of Health and Human Performance, renamed Public and Community Health Department in Jan. 2001.

HIGH-INTENSITY DRUG-TRAFFICKING AREA PROGRAM
Under College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, renamed Public Safety Training and Technology Assistance Program.

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPT.
Under College of Education, merged with Measurements, Statistics and Evaluation Department to form Human Development and Quantitative Methodology Department in July 2011.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEPT.
Under Smith School of Business, reorganized as Decision and Information Technologies Dept. in 1998.

INSTITUTE FOR PLASMA RESEARCH
Under College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, renamed Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics in July 2001.

MANAGEMENT SCIENCE & STATISTICS DEPT.
Under Smith School of Business, abolished in 1998. Functions assumed by Decision and Information Technologies Dept.

MARYLAND CENTER FOR INDUSTRIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Under Clark School of Engineering, became inactive in 2000.

MARYLAND CENTER FOR QUALITY & PRODUCTIVITY
Renamed University of Maryland Center for Quality and Productivity in March 1999.

MARYLAND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER NETWORK
Renamed Maryland Small Business and Technology Center Network in 2012.

MATERIALS & NUCLEAR ENGINEERING DEPT.
Under Clark School of Engineering, renamed Materials Science and Engineering Department in April 2003.

MEASUREMENT, STATISTICS, & EVALUATION DEPARTMENT
Under College of Education, merged with Human Development Department to form Human Development and Quantitative Methodology Department in July 2011.

MICROBIOLOGY DEPT.
Under College of Life Sciences, renamed Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics Dept. in April 1998.

NEW APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT
Under Office of Information Technology, abolished in May 2009.

NORTH-SOUTH CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Under College of Life Sciences, became inactive in 2002.

OFFICE OF HUMAN RELATIONS PROGRAMS
Under Office of President, renamed Office of Diversity and Inclusion in May 2009.

OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Under Academic Affairs, renamed Division of Information Technology in Feb. 2012.

OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL STUDIES
Renamed Office of Institutional Research and Planning in July 2000.

PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
Staff: Brian S. Ulman (301) 314-6650

Appointed by President, University of College Park:
Linda M. Clement, Ph.D., Co-Chair
Barry P. Gossett, Co-Chair
John M. Brophy; Dominique M. Dawes; Patricia S. Florestano, Ph.D.; Nicholas J. Hadley, Ph.D.; Eric S. Kasischke, Ph.D.; Clifford M. Kendall; James C. McShay, Ph.D.; Missy Meharg; Karabelle A. L. Pizzigati, Ph.D.; Harvey L. Sanders; Lee Thronton, Ph.D.; Martha R. Van Lieshout; Donna L. Wiseman, Ph.D.; Ann G. Wylie, Ph.D.; Kaiyi Xie.

In July 2011, President of University of Maryland, College Park appointed President's Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics. Commission reviewed options to increase revenues and decrease costs in athletic programs of the University.

Recommendations for restoring financial solvency to Athletic Department were submitted to President on Nov. 11, 2011.

PLANT BIOLOGY DEPT.
Under College of Life Sciences, abolished in 1997.

PUBLIC & COMMUNITY HEALTH DEPT.
Under School of Public Health, renamed Behavioral and Community Health Dept. in June 2012.

PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Under School of Public Affairs, renamed Management, Finance and Leadership Program in Aug. 1999.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Renamed School of Public Policy in April 2004.

SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPT.
Under College of Education, combined with parts of Educational Leadership, Higher Education and International Education Department, and Counseling and Personnel Services Department to form Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education Department in July 2011.

SPEECH COMMUNICATION DEPT.
Under College of Arts and Humanities, renamed Communication Dept. in April 1998.

SURVEY RESEARCH CENTER
Under College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, abolished in 2001.

THEATRE DEPT.
Under College of Arts and Humanities, merged in 2010 with Dance Dept. to form School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies.

TRANSPORTATION, BUSINESS & PUBLIC POLICY DEPT.
Under Smith School of Business, renamed Logistics, Business and Public Policy Dept. in 1998.

TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY CENTER
Under Clark School of Engineering, renamed Center for Advanced Transportation Technology in Feb. 1998.

UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT
Under University Relations, abolished in 2002.

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CENTER FOR QUALITY & PRODUCTIVITY
Under Division of Research, functions transferred in June 2005 to Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute in School of Engineering.

ZOOLOGY DEPT.
Under College of Life Sciences, renamed Biology Dept. in April 1998.

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