RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

University System of Maryland

A collection of news and information related to University System of Maryland published by this site and its partners.

Top University System of Maryland Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • South Carroll alum Slifer lifts Princeton over Loyola in women's lacrosse

    South Carroll alum Slifer lifts Princeton over Loyola in women's lacrosse
    Senior Erin Slifer (South Carroll) had a career-high five goals to power No. 14 host Princeton (1-0) to a 10-8 victory over No. 11 Loyola Maryland (0-1) in women's lacrosse Saturday. Senior Erin McMunn (Winters Mill) added two goals. Taryn VanThof had...
  • Former head of biotech institute poised for chief role at Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Former head of biotech institute poised for chief role at Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Jennie C. Hunter-Cevera has been tapped for service by three Maryland governors based on her expertise in science and higher education. Most recently, she was named acting secretary of the Maryland Higher Education Commission by Republican Gov. Larry...
  • Hogan names Neall, Brady as UM regents

    Hogan names Neall, Brady as UM regents
    Gov. Larry Hogan named budget adviser Robert R. Neall and transition chief James T. Brady to the state university system's Board of Regents on Friday as he submitted 331 "green bag" appointments to the Senate for approval. The Republican governor also...
  • Hogan's 'tax' on state workers

    Hogan's 'tax' on state workers
    Although Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned on no new taxes and, in fact, wants to roll back some of the taxes he thinks were unfairly instituted, his budget proposal actually levies a specific (and punitive) tax, through a contorted fiscal slight of hand, on...
  • With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus

    With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus
    Developer Shaffin Jetha has worked on hotels in Mount Vernon and apartments near Patterson Park, but the west side is a new neighborhood for him — and that's part of its appeal. "The land rush hasn't hit that part of the city yet," said Jetha,...
  • Misconnect wins $250,000 General George Handicap at Laurel Park

    Misconnect wins $250,000 General George Handicap at Laurel Park
    Laurel Park Misconnect wins $250,000 General George Handicap Racing for the first time in Maryland, Misconnect made a dramatic surge in the final 50 yards to catch Cutty Shark at the wire and win the $250,000 General George Handicap by a neck Monday...
  • Community college students implore state lawmakers to keep their schools affordable

    Community college students implore state lawmakers to keep their schools affordable
    If the goal of today's college students is to finish with as little debt as possible, Ifechukwudeli Okafor of Overlea is well on her way. Thanks to the low tuition and financial aid at the Community College of Baltimore County, she told state...
  • S&P issues negative outlook on University System of Maryland bonds

    Citing lower enrollment trends and budget pressures, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised its outlook on the University System of Maryland's bonds from stable to negative. About $95 million in bonds refinanced this year also were assigned a...
  • 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...