| May 30, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Amid a series of changes to federal laws regarding how universities handle sexual assaults and sexual misconduct, the University System of Maryland is in the process of updating its two-decade-old policies on the matter.
The Board of Regents of the...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:16 PM
The announcement this week that University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan is retiring after 12 years on the job comes just as the state is preparing to welcome another gifted leader in the field of higher education, former Baltimore Mayor...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley told graduates of the University of Maryland, College Park on Thursday to be ready for a world in the midst of rapid transformation spurred by climate change, technological advancement and global connectedness.
"Humanity is at a...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Foluke Tuakli hopped on a bicycle and weaved around her classroom at the University of Maryland, College Park, acting out the problems that cyclists encounter on the road. "I'm turning, I'm turning," she shrieked as the bike wobbled.
| May 7, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The Morgan State University Board of Regents offered President David Wilson an "appointment" but no formal job contract this week and said he will continue to serve at "the pleasure of the board."
The college's governing board met in closed session for...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:43 AM
May 13, 2014
After much thought and reflection, I have decided that the time is right to step down from my position as chancellor of the University System of Maryland (USM). I informed the USM Board of Regents of my decision last week....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Retired Adm. Charles R. Larson, the onetime commander in chief of military forces in the Pacific who became superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy to restore discipline and morale after his alma mater had been rocked by the largest cheating scandal in...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Morgan State University's Board of Regents violated the state open meetings law when it did not give proper notice of a hastily convened executive committee meeting, the Open Meetings Compliance Board found this week.
The executive committee, which met...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:02 PM
A few years ago, the Maryland legislature appointed a panel to assess the way it was funding higher education. As part of its scope, the panel evaluated the funding needs of the state's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), paying...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Would you trust a surgeon who learned a few tricks in medical school, then spent the first couple of years in the operating room experimenting while he figured out which techniques worked?
Of course you wouldn't. But, unfortunately, that's the same...