October 24, 2017

CSM’s Smith Earns Leadership Award

Leadership Award

Dorothea Smith, a College of Southern Maryland Trustee, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Trustee Leadership Award for the Northeast Region by the Association of Community College Trustees.

Harwood New Chair of CSM Trustees

appointed chair

Theodore L. Harwood of St. Mary’s County has been appointed chair of the College of Southern Maryland Board of Trustees and Bradley O. Bates of St. Mary’s County has been appointed vice chair.

CSM Celebrates 58th Spring Commencement

58th spring commencement

More than 600 candidates for 912 degrees and certificates were celebrated at the College of Southern Maryland’s 58th spring commencement on May 18, 2017, at the La Plata Campus.

Retiring President Gottfried to Give Keynote

Retiring President Gottfried to Give Keynote

Dr. Bradley Gottfried will give his last speech as president of the College of Southern Maryland on May 18 at spring graduation.

CSM Honors Scholarship Recipients

CSM scholarship recipients

The College of Southern Maryland honored the donors and the recipients of the 2016-17 CSM Foundation scholarships at a reception Oct. 21 at the Physical Education Center on the La Plata Campus.

CSM Searching for 5th President

July Events

College of Southern Maryland President Dr. Brad Gottfried is retiring in 2017, and the College of Southern Maryland Board of Trustees has launched a national search for the fifth president of the institution. The board is looking for an educational leader with experience and a track record of innovation, collaboration, and inspiration.

CSM’s Gottfried Announces Plans to Retire

Dr. Brad Gottfried CSM President

Dr. Brad Gottfried, president of the College of Southern Maryland, has announced his intent to retire on June 30, 2017. Appointed CSM’s fourth president in 2006, Gottfried has had a significant impact on the college, including expanding the college with a regional Hughesville campus, increasing CSM’s partnerships and articulations, and keeping higher education affordable and accessible.

CSM Trustees Appoint Leadership

Trustees

Dorothea Holt Smith had been re-appointed as chair of the College of Southern Maryland Board of Trustees and Theodore L. Harwood has been appointed vice chair, effective July 1, 2016.

Middleton, Smith Re-Appointed CSM Trustees

Michael Middleton and Dorothea Holt Smith continue into second terms as CSM Trustee Chair and Vice Chair, respectively.