The forces that contributed to the founding of UMBC — from emerging need triggered by the post-World War II baby boom to a higher education ideal conceptualized by Chancellor Albin O. Kuhn — converged on September 19, 1966 with the commencement of the first classes at the new university.
Tour and reception: Monday, September 19, 3:00 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery
The curators of “Sharing the Past, Building the Future: UMBC at 50” will give a tour and answer questions about the Library Gallery exhibition celebrating UMBC. The half hour tour will be offered at 3pm and 3:30pm.
Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursdays until 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12 – 5 p.m.
Photo: Chess Master Larry Kaufman by William “Skip” Boyd, September 20, 1972, University Photographs