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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...
  • New Goucher College president uses off-beat videos to welcome students

    New Goucher College president uses off-beat videos to welcome students
    In one video, Jose Bowen claps chalkboard erasers, organizes books on a shelf in the library, sprays lines on the athletic field and enthusiastically pops out from behind a tree. "Are ya here yet?" the new president of Goucher College says, addressing...
  • Catonsville Chaos softball coaches look forward to tryouts

    Catonsville Chaos softball coaches look forward to tryouts
    After a long and successful softball tournament season, no one could blame the coaches of the Catonsville Chaos 18-and-under squad for taking a few weekends away from the softball diamond at Catonsville Middle School. They did just that for one...
  • Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies

    Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies
    Dunbar Brooks, a longtime Turners Station civic activist who was the first African-American to serve as president of the Baltimore County school board and later became president of the Maryland State Board of Education, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins...
  • 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...
  • A cheaper alternative for developing new teachers [Letter]

    I read with great interest your article, "Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout" (Aug. 18) about the Baltimore-based Urban Teacher Center developed by Jennifer Green, a former employee of the Baltimore City Schools. This initiative...
  • 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...
  • Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor

    Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor
    In the search for the next leader of the University System of Maryland, stakeholders are looking at a range of candidates, possibly a household name, a well-known CEO, a top government official — someone with star power. Someone like Freeman A....
  • Laurel hosted educational experiments in the 1970s [History Matters]

    Laurel hosted educational experiments in the 1970s [History Matters]
    Student activism in the late 1960s spawned a wave of educational reform, and students were emboldened by the new national attitude inviting their participation. One of the initiatives created during this period was the Experiment in Free Form Education,...
  • Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...
  • UMB BioPark looks for third lab building

    A developer in the University of Maryland BioPark is scheduled to introduce plans for a third research and lab building there this week, restarting a project that stalled during the recession. Wexford Science + Technology, LLC will present the city's...
  • Maryland will feature upgraded video boards at Byrd Stadium and Xfinity Center

    Maryland will feature upgraded video boards at Byrd Stadium and Xfinity Center
    Maryland is hoping to have a successful debut in the Big Ten this year. With it, athletic department officials are hoping to enhance the experience of the fans both at Byrd Stadium and the recently renamed Xfinity Center. The athletic department...