| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:36 PM
University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan, who announced in the spring his plans to step down, said this week that he will likely remain in his post at least through February as the search continues for his successor.
A month after...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:30 AM
I commend student leaders Zachary Cohen, Steven Hershkowitz and Kaiyi Xie for their compelling arguments opposing spending public and university funds to renovate Cole Field House ("Athletics over academics?" Dec. 3). They obviously have their...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:47 AM
We feel nothing but pride for our alma mater, the University of Maryland. Terps have raised high the black and gold not just on the field, but in boardrooms, laboratories and in school, too. However, a recent proposal to spend $155 million of state,...
| Nov 26, 2014
Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore could close in June, when it is set to lose its accreditation in a rare move spurred by the private, nonprofit institution's persistent financial troubles.
The East Baltimore college, which has an enrollment of...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:50 AM
In their zeal to join a fraternity at Towson University, Brad Notaro and his fellow pledges submitted to a battery of humiliation and abuse.
At the direction of students they hoped would make them brothers at Pi Lambda Phi, they ran and performed...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued recommendations to the state's universities Thursday as they work to revamp their approach to sexual misconduct, including training students to intervene when they can and directing school officials to...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Can Baltimore continue to do what it takes to become a thriving metropolis like Boston and San Francisco, or are we destined to be stuck in the Detroit-Cleveland post industrial doldrums? That question may well be answered by political and civic leaders...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:48 PM
The University of Maryland tied its all-time high institutional Graduation Success Rate of 86 percent in figures released Tuesday by the NCAA. It marks the fifth time in the 10-year history of the metric that Maryland has been above 80 percent and the...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:19 AM
After inquiries from The Baltimore Sun, Towson University has changed its policies for undocumented immigrants seeking to pay in-state tuition under two programs. And that's good news for Cindy Kolade.
The 21-year-old, who came to Baltimore from Ivory...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:24 AM
On Friday, Maryland became the first state to set minimum academic performance standards for Division I coaches and athletic directors to qualify for salary bonuses. In an era when NCAA football and basketball are big business, Maryland is rewarding at...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The University System of Maryland's Board of Regents unanimously approved a policy Friday — believed to be among the first of its kind — denying bonuses to coaches and athletic directors whose players don't measure up academically.