| 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,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:33 PM
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-...
| 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 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...
| 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...