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  • College presidents' pay should be tied to academic success

    College presidents' pay should be tied to academic success
    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...
  • Board of Regents approves policy linking academics to coaches' bonuses

    Board of Regents approves policy linking academics to coaches' bonuses
    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. The...
  • Tying college coaches' contracts to academic progress gets mixed reviews

    Tying college coaches' contracts to academic progress gets mixed reviews
    A proposed policy that would require teams to reach academic benchmarks before their coaches and athletic directors can cash in on performance-based bonuses has drawn mixed reviews. The University System of Maryland's Board of Regents is expected to...
  • Towson associate professor suspended amid voyeurism charges in D.C.

    A Washington rabbi who serves as an associate professor at Towson University has been suspended with pay by the school after being arrested and charged with voyeurism by D.C. police last week, school officials said Tuesday. Towson University spokesman...
  • USM policy would deny coaches bonuses if academic performance is poor

    A Board of Regents committee approved a "fairly unique" policy on Tuesday that would deny University System of Maryland coaches lucrative performance bonuses if their players fail to meet academic benchmarks. The policy, endorsed unanimously by the...
  • UMUC expects growth in workforce; plans to let 20 percent work remotely

    UMUC expects growth in workforce; plans to let 20 percent work remotely
    University of Maryland University College, the Adelphi-based online school with satellites spanning three continents, is preparing for employee growth with plans to revamp its workspaces and allow 20 percent of employees to work remotely. The nation&...
  • Coppin State suffers $2.5 million shortfall

    Coppin State suffers $2.5 million shortfall
    Coppin State University suffered a $2.5 million revenue shortfall this fall because of a drop in enrollment, and school officials said Tuesday that the deficit is being offset with cuts to the administration and other cost-saving measures rather than...
  • UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]

    UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]
    Much has been written recently about the path forward for University of Maryland University College ("UMUC should focus on education, not business," Sept. 18). Like many Marylanders, I have a vested interest in UMUC. My father attended the university...
  • Sale of Towson president's mansion to go before board next week

    Sale of Towson president's mansion to go before board next week
    The Guilford mansion that cost a former Towson University president his job is expected to be sold to a private buyer next week, closing a controversial chapter in the college's history. It has been at least six months since the elevator in the 8,000-...
  • UMUC may experiment with business and learning models

    UMUC may experiment with business and learning models
    The University of Maryland, University College has a history of experimentation. With its roots in a 1920s night school, the institution expanded in the 1940s and '50s into Europe and Asia to educate military personnel. Then as the Internet flourished,...
  • UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]

    UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]
    The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is in crisis with declining student numbers. The challenge has accelerated in the last few years, and enrollments are projected to drop another 6.5 percent this fall, greatly due to competition from...