| Apr 25, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The recent op-ed written by William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, is similar to Chicken Little declaring that the sky is falling ("Doomsday for Md. higher education," April 24). Mr. Kirwan states that "under the doomsday...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:30 AM
We write as members and leaders of Maryland's faith community. We are glad that a special session of the Maryland General Assembly to resolve the state's budget impasse now seems likely. We cannot stress strongly enough how vital it is to fashion a full...
| Jun 17, 2012
When you buy a house, you know the price and your monthly payment. The same with a car.
But when it comes to a college education, students often don't have a clear idea of what they'll end up paying or whether one school is offering a better aid...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:37 PM
While questions about the University of Maryland's decision to join the Big Ten seemed to dissipate when school leaders explained the financial benefits of the move, doubts about the process used to reach the conclusion linger.
Before entering into...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Few would argue that the University of Maryland's decision earlier this week to join the Big Ten isn't about the money — $24 million a year in television revenue.
But university officials are helping to sell the deal with what they argue is a...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Members of the Towson baseball and men’s soccer teams continue to wait to hear whether their programs will be disbanded by the university.
President Maravene Loeschke sent a message to students and faculty Monday saying that a task force asked...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:47 PM
A former Baltimore County teacher filed a complaint with a state board Monday, alleging that the University System of Maryland Board of Regents violated the state open meetings law when it voted in closed session on the University of Maryland's move to...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:25 AM
University of Maryland alumni and other Terp fans are understandably outraged by the sudden, secret decision to move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten. It's never good when public institutions exclude the public from even asking...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:52 PM
University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has asserted repeatedly that the school would not end up paying the full exit fee of more than $50 million to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Loh, a Yale law graduate, has said the court would throw that...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:33 PM
A former leader of a national group of public universities has been named the interim president of Coppin State University, the state university system announced Wednesday.
Mortimer H. Neufville, who until June had served as the interim president of...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:32 PM
As university leaders weigh whether to cut baseball and men's soccer, Towson will be featured by the newsmagazine show "60 Minutes" as an example of a relatively unknown school trying to raise its profile with football. You can watch a preview of the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The University of Maryland University College named Javier Miyares as its president Monday, effective immediately.
Miyares, 65, has been a member of the UMUC management team for 10 years and its acting president since February, when he took over for...