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  • Segregation, state's neglect at heart of Coppin's 'mess'

    Segregation, state's neglect at heart of Coppin's 'mess'
    Coppin State University is a mess ("Tough love for Coppin," May 19)? The "mess" that Coppin confronts stems mainly from continuing vestiges of de jure segregation that it and the three other Maryland historically black colleges and universities still...
  • Maryland says ACC has created budget 'hole' by withholding shared revenues

    Maryland says ACC has created budget 'hole' by withholding shared revenues
    An attorney representing the University of Maryland argued Thursday that the Atlantic Coast Conference has left the college's athletic department with a vast budget "hole" by improperly withholding millions of dollars in shared conference revenues after...
  • Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules

    Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules
    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....
  • Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out

    Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out
    The Johns Hopkins University regained a five-year, $70 million federal grant designed to change how researchers pursue drug development and other medical treatments, but the University of Maryland, Baltimore lost its first bid for a similar grant, the...
  • Study finds about 20% of Md. college students show signs of alcohol abuse or dependency

    Study finds about 20% of Md. college students show signs of alcohol abuse or dependency
    A new report has found that about 19 percent of underage and 22 percent of college students ages 21 to 24 in Maryland show signs of alcohol abuse or dependency. The report was done by a collaborative of Maryland's higher education institutions that have...
  • Maryland colleges; let them compete

      Maryland colleges; let them compete
    I commend Professor George La Noue for his careful and comprehensive analysis of the recent judicial decision concerning Maryland's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) ("Antiquated ruling on desegregation," Oct. 27). I concur in his...
  • St. Mary's troubles are temporary, but its appeal is enduring

    St. Mary's troubles are temporary, but its appeal is enduring
    The effective resignation Tuesday of St. Mary's College of Maryland President Joseph R. Urgo undoubtedly will come as a disappointment to the many students, faculty and alumni who shared his vision for the school. St. Mary's is unique among the state's...
  • Woman says she chewed through ropes to escape

    Woman says she chewed through ropes to escape
    A man accused of killing his estranged wife had tied up another woman in his Highlandtown home before the killing, according to court records, and the captive told police she chewed through the ropes and escaped after the man showed her his wife’s...
  • Towson gets $4.75 million from SECU for arena naming rights

    Towson gets $4.75 million from SECU for arena naming rights
    SECU, the Linthicum-based credit union, will pay $4.75 million over the next 10 years to have Towson University's new basketball facility called SECU Arena. The financial institution will hold a news conference at the university today to announce the...
  • University of Baltimore president announces retirement

    University of Baltimore president announces retirement
    Robert L. Bogomolny, who led efforts to revive the University of Baltimore's four-year undergraduate program and to transform the campus and surrounding neighborhood, announced Tuesday that he will step down as president after this academic year....
  • A transformative leader for UB

    A transformative leader for UB
    Robert L. Bogomolny, who announced his retirement this week as president of the University of Baltimore, has not always had the smoothest tenure, having stoked tensions at times both in the city and the academic community. But history will judge him...