C.D. Mote

C.D. Mote
Regents Professor & Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering
Former President of University of Maryland, College Park
Department of Mechanical Engineering


From September 1998 until August 31, 2010, C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr. served as President of the University of Maryland and Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering. He was recruited to lead the University of Maryland to national eminence under a mandate by the state. Since assuming the presidency, he has encouraged an environment of excellence across the University and given new impetus to the momentum generated by a talented faculty and student body. Under his leadership, academic programs have flourished. In 2005, the University was ranked 18th among public research universities, up from 30th in 1998. President Mote has emphasized broad access to the university's model, enriched undergraduate curriculum programs and launched the Baltimore Incentive Awards Program to recruit and provide full support to high school students of outstanding potential who have overcome extraordinary adversity during their lives. Read Full Bio


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