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  • 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! ...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER  Sunny today with some periods of clouds. Temperatures will hit a high of 44, and a chilly low of 25 overnight. There is a zero chance of precipitation and winds will be out of the west northwest from 7 to 14 mph.   TRAFFIC  Get the latest...
  • Caret: a man with 'vision and charisma'

    Caret: a man with 'vision and charisma'
    There was a moment when I realized that Bob Caret just might be crazy. It was in 2005, during one of the periodic meetings I had with the then-Towson University president. He was laying out his vision for what he called a "metropolitan university." To Mr....
  • Alumni right about UM athletics spending

    Alumni right about UM athletics spending
    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...
  • Hazing at Md. colleges includes humiliation, coercion, hospital trips

    Hazing at Md. colleges includes humiliation, coercion, hospital trips
    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...
  • UMD renovation funds could be better spent on academics

    UMD renovation funds could be better spent on academics
    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,...
  • 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...