The University of Maryland, Baltimore County announced Thursday it received the largest gift in university history, a $21 million donation from the Sherman Family Foundation to expand the reach of UMBC’s K-12 and early childhood education work. The gift will provide funding to launch the Betsy & George Sherman Center as a national model to advance excellence in urban schools. This new center will expand and integrate UMBC’s work in teacher preparation, school partnerships and applied research focused on early childhood education and improving learning outcomes for Baltimore’s students.
UMBC lands largest donation in university history with $21M gift
March 4, 2022