| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The University of Baltimore said Wednesday that it will continue admitting underclassmen, opting against a recent proposal to scrap the freshmen and sophomore classes altogether and to instead strengthen its first-year program.
Last month, new...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:59 AM
Much has been written recently about the path forward for University of Maryland University College ("UMUC should focus on education, not business," Sept. 18).
Like many Marylanders, I have a vested interest in UMUC. My father attended the university...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Bruce Hull and Maggie Cohen got it absolutely right in their September 18th commentary ("UMUC should focus on education, not business"). What they wrote is sad but true concerning the university where I taught for 20 years until late July. We faculty...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is in crisis with declining student numbers. The challenge has accelerated in the last few years, and enrollments are projected to drop another 6.5 percent this fall, greatly due to competition from...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:50 PM
One Towson University student drank so much alcohol he was unable to speak and threw up "without a pause" before passing out outside a nearby apartment complex, according to an anguished email his mother sent to university officials. Another student...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Many postsecondary students do not follow a traditional path from college entry to degree at a single institution ("More students transferring into Maryland universities," Sept. 8). Approximately half of all students attend more than one institution,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents voted Thursday to sell the vacant and deteriorated former Hebrew Orphan Asylum in West Baltimore to the Coppin Heights Community Development Corp. for redevelopment as a community health center, according...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Jasmine White was accepted to Morgan State University, her dream college, almost 10 years ago. But the New Yorker discovered she could not afford the out-of-state tuition.
"I just started crying because I had no idea where I was going to get [the money]...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Seven years after the University of Baltimore admitted its first freshman class, new President Kurt L. Schmoke is considering a return to the school's roots as an upper-division college that enrolled only juniors and seniors.
The enrollment growth that...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:29 AM
The University System of Maryland could expand its tuition remission program for the dependent children and spouses of employees.
Under the current program, spouses and dependent children can attend the employee's college without paying any tuition. The...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:19 PM
University System of Maryland schools have had mixed success in improving the graduation rates of minority and low-income students, according to an annual progress report released this week.
Some colleges, including the University of Maryland, College...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Those who thought that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown would seek to ignore the fact that he faces competition in November's general election appear to be wrong. But to say that he is engaging with Republican nominee Larry Hogan isn't exactly right either....