The Board of Regents has approved naming the Mathematics Building for Professor Emeritus William E. "Brit" Kirwan, who served as chair of the Mathematics Department before moving on to many administrative posts, such as Provost, then President, then President of Ohio State, and eventually Chancellor of the University System of Maryland.  He currently serves as special advisor to the Chancellor.  A naming ceremony for the building is scheduled for October 29, 2015 at 2:00PM.