Governance Council

The Governance Council is the governing body of the statewide collaborative and is

responsible for setting overall policy and direction. This may include decisions regarding

programmatic priorities, resource allocation, confidentiality of information collected,

state-level legislative proposals and sustainability.


The Council meets semi-annually and consists of presidents from member institutions of higher education. These college and university presidents are committed to making significant progress toward reducing the problem of college drinking and related problems at their institutions and statewide. The members are self-selecting and serve on a voluntary basis.



Chancellor Robert L. Caret, PhD
University System of Maryland

President Ron Daniels, JD, LLM
Johns Hopkins University



President Cynthia Bambara, PhD
Allegany College of Maryland

President Maureen Murphy, PhD
College of Southern Maryland

President Ronald Nowaczyk, PhD
Frostburg State University

President Richard Midcap, PhD
Garrett College

President Josè Antonio Bowen, PhD, FRSA
Goucher College

President Andrea Chapdelaine, PhD
Hood College

President Rev. Brian Linnane S.J., PhD
Loyola University Maryland

President Roger N. Casey, PhD
McDaniel College

President Marylou Yam, PhD
Notre Dame of Maryland University

President Tuajuanda C. Jordan, PhD
St. Mary’s College of Maryland

President Kim E. Schatzel, PhD
Towson University

Superintendent Vice Admiral Walter E. “Ted” Carter, Jr.
United States Naval Academy

President Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, PhD
University of Maryland Baltimore County

President Juliette B. Bell, PhD
University of Maryland Eastern Shore