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Each year the University of Maryland, Baltimore celebrates the achievements and successes of our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and philanthropic supporters and pays tribute to UMB's 200-plus-year history with a series of Founders Week events.

Featured Founders Week Events

Staff Luncheon

Staff Luncheon The annual Staff Luncheon is a Founders Week highlight. While waiting in line for the buffet, guests are served hors d'oeuvres by President Perman and the vice presidents. The Staff Luncheon will be held at Westminster Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 14 during two shifts: 11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. and 12:20 to 1 p.m. Tickets are required and will be available starting Sept. 8.

Food Truck Rally

Food Truck Rally Join us for a Food Truck Rally on Wednesday, Oct. 15 to close out our Founders Week events! Enjoy food from area food truck vendors, music, and great conversation. This event will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the Koester Main Parking Lot - 660 W. Lexington St. Most food trucks accept credit cards, and all accept cash.