| Sep 9, 2014
There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday.
The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Noting that student loan debt in the U.S. has ballooned to roughly $1 trillion, Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin spoke with students at Bowie State University on Thursday to draw attention to a proposal Democrats will push next week to allow...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
A Harford County judge who helped lead this week's Maryland Judiciary summit on care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the state's foster care system said the event was a success and could lead to substantive improvements in the future....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:44 AM
At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University.
That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler's statewide tour to launch his campaign for governor entered its third day Thursday as the Democrat took his stump speech to Western Maryland.
Gansler has slightly different remarks - and campaign promises - for...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Expectations are high for this year's commencement speakers at Maryland universities — an august crew that includes the Obamas and their team of writers as well as funnyman Bill Cosby and Hollywood director Jason Winer.
But to stand out — or...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Maryland's in-state undergraduates will pay a few hundred dollars more per semester this fall under a new tuition-and-fee plan approved Wednesday by the university system's Board of Regents.
Out-of-state students will be hit a little harder, paying as...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Michelle Obama encouraged the graduates of Bowie State University on Friday to live up to the legacy of their university's founders and the leaders of the civil rights movement by promoting the importance of education in the black community.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:11 PM
A federal judge ruled Monday that Maryland hasn't done enough to help the state's four historically black colleges and universities overcome segregation-era policies that required separate programs for white and black students.
In the ruling, U.S....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities said Tuesday that a federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education could result in new opportunities and resources for their...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The Sun's recent editorial regarding historically black colleges and universities in this state ("Maryland HBCU case: A ruling without remedies," Oct. 13) reflects some of the circular, tortured reasoning to which the newspaper resorts on occasions.