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  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor

    USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor
    Robert Caret doesn't begin his tenure as University System of Maryland chancellor until July 1, but he soon will begin meeting with private and public-sector leaders, including Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, to shape his vision for the system. The current...
  • 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...
  • Sojourner-Douglass College to lose accreditation in June

    Sojourner-Douglass College to lose accreditation in June
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...