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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...
  • Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid

    Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid
    Gov. Larry Hogan outlined a budget plan Thursday that would cut school aid to Baltimore and state workers' pay but preserve — at least for now — funding for two light rail lines. The new Republican governor said his budget — with...
  • St. Mary's College vows no tuition increases

    St. Mary's College vows no tuition increases
    After several Maryland schools announced last week that they will impose mid-year tuition increases to offset shortfalls in state budget funding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland said  Wednesday it will not follow suit. Officials at the liberal arts...
  • 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...
  • USM Chancellor Kirwan says he will remain through February

    USM Chancellor Kirwan says he will remain through February
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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! ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Caret described as transformative, assertive leader

    Caret described as transformative, assertive leader
    When Robert Caret was president of San Jose State University, he was credited with reinvigorating an urban campus mired in racial and community tension, and pushed the Silicon Valley college to embrace the Internet. In the same role at Towson University,...