COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — The University of Maryland is honoring longtime state Senate president Mike Miller by renaming its administration building for him.
The Main Administration Building in College Park will now be known as the Thomas V. Miller, Jr., Administration Building.READ MORE: Slain Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook To Be Laid To Rest Monday
In a video announcing the renaming, the university called Miller a visionary leader who helped shape the campus into what it is today.
“Senator Miller not only shaped Maryland’s entire system of higher education, he helped build our university’s modern campus, the video said. “He provided state support for dozens of projects, including the Bioscience Research Building, Xfinity Center, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, the Physical Sciences Complex and Cole Field House.”READ MORE: Victims Identified In Woodlawn Shooting Saturday, Police Detail Suspect's Attack
Miller is the longest-serving state Senate president and advocated for higher education institutions during his tenure.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: 8 Deaths Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Decline
He stepped down in October as he battles prostate cancer.