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Map of Miami university. Miami university map (Florida - USA) to print. Miami university map (Florida - USA) to download. The University of Miami (informally referred to as UM, U of M, U Miami, Miami, or The U) is a private, non-sectarian university founded in 1925 with its main campus in Coral Gables, Florida, a medical campus in Miami city proper at Civic Center, and an oceanographic research facility on Virginia Key as you can see in Miami university map. As of 2009, the university currently enrolls 15,629 students in 12 separate colleges, including a medical school, law school, and a school focused on the study of oceanography and atmospheric sciences. These colleges offer approximately 115 undergraduate, 114 master, 51 doctoral, and two professional areas of study. Over the years, the University students have represented all 50 states and close to 150 foreign countries. With more than 13,000 full and part-time faculty and staff, Miami university is the sixth largest employer in Miami-Dade County.
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Research is a component of each academic division, with Miami university attracting $326 million per year in sponsored research grants. Miami university also offers a large library system with over 3.1 million volumes and exceptional holdings in Cuban heritage and music. UM also offers a wide range of student activities, including fraternities and sororities, a student newspaper and radio station as its mentioned in Miami university map. UM intercollegiate athletic teams compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and its football team has won five national championships.
There are currently 2,505 full-time faculty members, 91% of whom hold doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. The University of Miami has a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. The University of Miami is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and 23 additional professional and educational accrediting agencies. It is a member of the American Association of University Women, the American Council on Education, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the Florida Association of Colleges and Universities, the Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida, and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities as you can see in Miami university map.
The University of Miami is led by a Board of Trustees, which holds two meetings each year. The Board has 48 elected members, 3 alumni representatives, 23 senior members, 4 national members, 6 ex-officio members, 14 emeriti members, and 1 student representative as its shown in Miami university map. Ex-officio members, who serve by virtue of their positions in the University, include the President of the University, the President and Immediate Past President of the Citizens Board, and the President, President-Elect, and Immediate Past President of the Alumni Association. Since 1982, the Board has eleven visiting committees, which include both Trustees and outside experts, to help oversee the individual academic units. UM President, currently Donna Shalala, is the university chief executive officer with a salary of $783,420, ($1.2 million in total 2008 compensation) and each academic unit is headed by a Dean.