In a letter to the UM community today, C.D. Mote, Jr., president of the campus and a professor of mechanical engineering at the Clark School, announced he will be retiring as president effective August 31.
Pres. Mote will take a one-year leave of absence and then continue his academic appointment at the Clark School.
Read Pres. Mote's letter to the UM community.
Read UM's press release about Pres. Mote's retirement.
Read about Pres. Mote's legacy. (opens PDF)
Mote Nominated to be Next NAE President
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Mote Named USM Regents Professor
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Mote Elected NAE Treasurer
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