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  • Towson University president resigns for health reasons

    Towson University president resigns for health reasons
    Towson University President Maravene Loeschke, who had been on leave since August after having been diagnosed with cancer, announced her resignation Thursday. "It is [the] deepest sadness of my life that I find I must resign as president of Towson...
  • Baltimore's 2014 in review

    Baltimore's 2014 in review
    If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...
  • USM Chancellor Kirwan says he will remain through February

    USM Chancellor Kirwan says he will remain through February
    University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan, who announced in the spring his plans to step down, said this week that he will likely remain in his post at least through February as the search continues for his successor. A month after...
  • 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! ...
  • 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...
  • 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...