Dr. Sinead Farrell, Dr. George Hurtt, and Dr. Mengxue Li were appointed to UMD President-Designate Dr. Darryll Pines' Presidential Transition Team. Dr. Hurtt was appointed to the Research Enterprise subcommittee, and Dr. Farrell and Dr. Li were both appointed to the Partnerships subcommittee. The charge of the Presidential Transition Team is to work to better understand our community’s perception on the structure and culture of both the campus and the relationships with our partners and surrounding community through a collaborative, inclusive and transparent process. 

More information regarding this effort can be found on the transition team's website.