| Dec 18, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:38 PM
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,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:08 AM
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.
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| Dec 20, 2014
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....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
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.
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:50 AM
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:47 AM
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,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:20 PM
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.