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Colleges and Universities

UM's new partner in the arts

The partnership announced this week between the University of Maryland and the Phillips Collection in Washington is one of those happy institutional marriages that brings substantial benefits to both partners. It's also a testament to the vision and adventurous spirit of College Park President Wallace D. Loh and Phillips Director Dorothy Kosinski, who seized the opportunity to engineer a deal that will strengthen each of their institutions in ways neither could have accomplished alone. The partnership will give UM students, faculty and alumni free admission to the museum as well as access to the Phillips' priceless collections of modern and contemporary art for research and...