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  • Welcome back, Caret

    Welcome back, Caret
    In selecting University of Massachusetts System President Robert Caret as its next chancellor, the University System of Maryland has kept up a tradition of leadership by those with deep ties to the state and its higher education traditions. Mr. Caret spent 29 years as a professor, dean, executive vice president and provost at Towson university before eventually becoming its president, spending just 11 years of his career outside of Maryland — three in his current job and eight as president of San Jose State University in California. That's a resume much like that of the man he's replacing, William E. "Brit" Kirwan.
  • USM names former Towson president Caret as new chancellor

    USM names former Towson president Caret as new chancellor
    The University System of Maryland has named Robert Caret, president of the University of Massachusetts System and a former president of Towson University, as its next chancellor, officials confirmed Wednesday. Caret will succeed William E. Kirwan, who...

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER A sunny Thursday is in the forecast today with temperatures hitting a high of 43, and then falling to a chilly 30 overnight. There is a 2 percent chance of precipitation with snappy winds out of the west northwest at 20 to 35 mph.  Brrrrrr! ...

    Wizards cool off red-hot Clippers, 104-96

    Wizards cool off red-hot Clippers, 104-96
    Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce nodded his head walking down the Verizon Center tunnel Friday night, a satisfied look on his face after celebrating on the court with some good-natured trash talk directed at Doc Rivers, his former coach on the...

    USM Board of Regents approves plan to convert Cole Field House into indoor football facility

    USM Board of Regents approves plan to convert Cole Field House into indoor football facility
    The University System of Maryland Board of Regents on Friday approved plans nearly unanimously to convert Cole Field House into a $155 million indoor football practice facility and academic center. Design of the plans will begin in May, with...