| 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...
| 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.
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:24 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:19 AM
After inquiries from The Baltimore Sun, Towson University has changed its policies for undocumented immigrants seeking to pay in-state tuition under two programs. And that's good news for Cindy Kolade.
The 21-year-old, who came to Baltimore from Ivory...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:48 PM
The University of Maryland tied its all-time high institutional Graduation Success Rate of 86 percent in figures released Tuesday by the NCAA. It marks the fifth time in the 10-year history of the metric that Maryland has been above 80 percent and the...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Can Baltimore continue to do what it takes to become a thriving metropolis like Boston and San Francisco, or are we destined to be stuck in the Detroit-Cleveland post industrial doldrums? That question may well be answered by political and civic leaders...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued recommendations to the state's universities Thursday as they work to revamp their approach to sexual misconduct, including training students to intervene when they can and directing school officials to...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:31 PM
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.