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  • Politicizing the chancellor

    Politicizing the chancellor
    When University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan announced that he planned to retire, the state's Board of Regents hired a firm to conduct a nationwide search to recruit a top-notch academic leader for what is and should be a plum post in American higher education. The firm forwarded the regents' search committee 50 names, which the committee narrowed down to 30, then 20, then nine, who received interviews. A final three appeared before the full Board of Regents. They picked Robert Caret, a candidate who combines years of familiarity with the Maryland system — he served as president of Towson University, among other posts — but also perspective from other states, most recently in a similar job in Massachusetts.
  • Increase your chance for success in an improving job market

    The national unemployment rate slipped to 5.6 percent in December, the lowest level since June 2008, when the Great Recession was underway. For young workers, the search for employment has been particularly challenging, but that finally may be changing....

    Northbrook college student pleads to Michigan terrorism charge

    Northbrook college student pleads to Michigan terrorism charge
    A Northbrook college student pleaded guilty Thursday morning, Jan. 15, to a terrorist act or false reporting of terrorism for an alleged threatening statement he made over a social media app, according to a representative of an East Lansing, Mich....

    Cook Park menorah lighting tradition still burns strong

    Cook Park menorah lighting tradition still burns strong
    The hype is gone, but six years later Olivia Simmons is sticking to her mission of lighting a menorah in Libertyville’s Cook Park to spread religious awareness and pride. As the sun went down on the first night of Hanukkah Dec. 16, Simmons and a...

    Lake Bluff drama teacher recognized as 'Hero in the Classroom'

    Lake Bluff drama teacher recognized as 'Hero in the Classroom'
    Theater and teaching have always gone hand in hand for Lake Bluff Middle School drama teacher Adrienne Olmstead, who signs all of her emails with a quote from novelist Gail Goodwin. “Good teaching is one fourth preparation and three fourths pure...