Responsibility for the administration of the University is assigned to the president, who is appointed by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. The president is assisted in the administration of the University by academic, student services and business administrators. Appointments to these positions, to other administrative offices and to the faculty and staff of the University are made by the president.
The Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, the School of Education and Professional Studies, the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts and the Richard A. Henson School of Science and Technology offer the University's curriculum. School deans, department heads and individual faculty members report to the provost in all matters pertaining to instruction.
The Franklin P. Perdue School of Business includes the faculties of accounting, business administration, economics and management information systems.
The Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies includes the faculties of education, military science, physical education and social work.
The Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts includes the faculties of art, communication arts, English, history, liberal studies, modern languages (French, German, Spanish), music, philosophy, political science, psychology and sociology.
The Richard A. Henson School of Science and Technology includes the faculties of biology, chemistry, environmental health, geography and geosciences, mathematical and computer sciences, medical technology, nursing, physics and respiratory therapy.