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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.
  • Ralph V. Marchetti

    Ralph V. Marchetti
    Ralph V. Marchetti, a veteran city public schools educator who was also a familiar presence at Camden Yards, where he served as an usher for two decades, died Dec. 18 at his Overlea home of heart failure. He was 65. "Ralph was among the kindest and most...

    Wedded: Gina Zuk and Josh Gerber

    Wedded: Gina Zuk and Josh Gerber
    Date: Sept. 6 Her story: Gina Zuk, 35, grew up in Perry Hall. The Towson University graduate works in public relations for Abel Communications. She is also the president of the Baltimore Public Relations Council. Gina's mother, Linda Richmond, resides...

    Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson

    Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson
    An administrative law judge will decide whether a Towson student housing project that's drawn criticism from neighbors and community members should go forward. The $75 million project would accommodate more than 600 college students, mainly those...

    Tuition increased at University System of Maryland schools

    Tuition increased at University System of Maryland schools
    Several Maryland colleges, including the state's flagship University of Maryland, College Park and Towson University, are imposing a rare midyear tuition increase as the institutions grapple with state aid being slashed. The University System of...