The history of University of Maryland Global Campus is not complete without a recognition of the remarkable men and women—two chancellors and four presidents—who have led our institution on its long and illustrious journey. Each has left an indelible mark and helped shape the university in different ways. Here are their stories.

Javier Miyares2012–Present
Javier Miyares

Discover how Miyares is keeping UMGC at the forefront of innovation.

Susan C. Aldridge2006–2012
Susan C. Aldridge

Learn about UMGC's first woman president.

Gerald Heeger1999–2005
Gerald Heeger

Learn how Heeger expanded distance education around the world.

T. Benjamin Massey1978–1998
T. Benjamin Massey

Discover Massey's proudest achievement.

Stanley Drazek1975–1978
Stanley Drazek

Learn why Drazek was credited as "one of the college's main workhorses."

William Raymond 1952–1975
William Raymond "Ray" Ehrensberger

Find out why he was called "The Flying Dean."

UMUC LeadersThe portraits above are from the original artwork by Jason Seiler.

This article appeared under the title The Lives of Leaders in the Spring 2017 edition of Achiever magazine.