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  • Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues

    Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues
    Towson University President Maravene Loeschke is taking a leave of absence through the end of the year because of "health and personal challenges," she wrote in a letter to the university community Thursday. She had announced in April that she was...
  • HCC officials concerned over lack of reimbursement for tuition waivers

    HCC officials concerned over lack of reimbursement for tuition waivers
    Harford Community College lost nearly half a million dollars in revenue during the prior fiscal year because of tuition waivers community colleges across the state are required to grant. Members of HCC's Board of Trustees and top administrators are...
  • Draft Freeman [Editorial]

    Draft Freeman  [Editorial]
    University of Maryland Baltimore County President Freeman A. Hrabowski III says he is not interested in becoming chancellor of the University System of Maryland. That is a shame. He is extraordinarily qualified for the job, and if he could do for the...
  • BCCC hires new president after turmoil

    BCCC hires new president after turmoil
    Baltimore City Community College has hired the former head of a Michigan community college campus as its next president, officials announced Thursday, nearly two years after its last leader was forced out of her job. Gordon F. May, who formerly served as...
  • Back from Armenia, Peace Corps volunteer feels fulfilled but 'surreal'

    Back from Armenia, Peace Corps volunteer feels fulfilled but 'surreal'
    Conventional wisdom would say that Lauren Engel worked in an unconventional country as a Peace Corps volunteer in Armenia for the past 27 months. "A lot of people, when they think of the Peace Corps, they think of Latin America or Africa. But the...
  • The real lesson of the UM's move to the Big 10 [Letter]

    The real lesson of the UM's move to the Big 10 [Letter]
    The article, "UM will give up $31 million to end ACC exit fee fight," (Aug. 9), really misses the big point, and that is the corruption in Maryland state government exhibited by President Wallace Loh and the Board of Regents of the University of...
  • Education briefs

    Engineering grants Anne Arundel Community College has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support its engineering scholars program. The grant will provide scholarships of up to $4,000 annually to financially needy,...
  • Finksburg woman designs app for Towson attractions

    Finksburg woman designs app for Towson attractions
    Life is finally starting to settle down for Brooke Bianchetti, who graduated from college, accepted a full-time job and moved to Finksburg all within a few weeks this spring. As one who can appreciate having information at her fingertips and who has a...
  • Harford Community College officials present report on cultural diversity

    Harford Community College officials present report on cultural diversity
    The racial makeup of Harford Community College's student body reflects the overall population of Harford County, but college administrators must work to improve the graduation and retention rates of minority students, as well as increase the number of...
  • Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO

    Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO
    As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school. More than from any other school...
  • Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July

    Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July
    Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday. The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
  • Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]

    Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]
    Your recent report on college readiness among Baltimore City high school graduates presented the academic challenges facing college-bound students in the city but failed to address the problem at a systemic, statewide level (“Boosting college...