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  • At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship

    At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship
    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. The demonstration...
  • Morgan State president offered indefinite 'appointment,' no formal job contract

    Morgan State president offered indefinite 'appointment,' no formal job contract
    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...
  • Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor

    Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor
    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...
  • Letter from Chancellor Kirwan announcing he is stepping down

    May 13, 2014 Dear Colleagues: 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....
  • Coppin professors group responds to college review

    Coppin professors group responds to college review
    A professors' group at Coppin State University said Monday that it shared a review committee's improvement goals for the traditionally black college, but questioned why the reviewers didn't address certain funding issues nor a perceived lack of...
  • Regents' plan just kicks Coppin State's problems further down the road

    Regents' plan just kicks Coppin State's problems further down the road
    The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has unanimously accepted the report and recommendations of the special review committee on the revitalization of Coppin State University ("UM regents approve plan to revitalize Coppin State," June 22)....
  • Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer

    Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer
    Towson University president Maravene Loeschke was escorted by several police officers into a meeting with the school’s baseball and men’s soccer teams Friday morning to tell players she had decided to cut their sports. Her speech to members...
  • University of Maryland expands online learning

    University of Maryland expands online learning
    When some University of Maryland, College Park students return to class for the spring semester, they could be attending lectures, taking quizzes and completing group projects without leaving their dorm rooms. The university is participating in a pilot...
  • Bay pollution ruling should be appealed

    When our governor criticized state university law school students for backing the fight against pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, one knew the fix was in — even though the pollution at issue, according to U.S. District Court Judge William M....
  • Tax-free reading

    Tax-free reading
    Here's a quiz for all current and future college students and their families: Which of the following has risen in price the most sharply over the last several decades — tuition, health care, the consumer price index or textbooks? For the correct...
  • Coppin's students-last policies

    Coppin's students-last policies
    Coppin State University has a serious problem with very low rates of student retention and graduation. Last December, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents created a Special Review Committee to look into this problem further and make...