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  • Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball

    Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to allocate $300,000 in taxpayer money to save Towson University's baseball team came under fire Wednesday from some legislators and key fiscal policymakers for being unprecedented and unfair to other college sports programs....
  • University of Maryland expands online learning

    University of Maryland expands online learning
    When some University of Maryland, College Park students return to class for the spring semester, they could be attending lectures, taking quizzes and completing group projects without leaving their dorm rooms. The university is participating in a pilot...
  • USM regents acknowledge violation of state's open meeting act during Big Ten talks

    USM regents acknowledge violation of state's open meeting act during Big Ten talks
    University System of Maryland chancellor Brit Kirwan acknowledged Friday that the Board of Regents violated Maryland’s open meetings act by secretly convening to discuss the University of Maryland’s move to the Big Ten, but said the group...
  • University System of Maryland regents face criticism for secret vote, but no punishment likely

    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...
  • Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research

    Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research
    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...
  • Tom McMillen praises Towson for delaying decision on cuts after concerns are raised

    Tom McMillen praises Towson for delaying decision on cuts after concerns are raised
    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...
  • Teacher says Big Ten decision violated open meeting laws

    Teacher says Big Ten decision violated open meeting laws
    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...
  • Loh makes the right call on Terps' Big Ten move

    Loh makes the right call on Terps' Big Ten move
    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...
  • ACC files lawsuit against Maryland in North Carolina court

    ACC files lawsuit against Maryland in North Carolina court
    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...
  • Interim president named for Coppin State

    Interim president named for Coppin State
    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...
  • Towson's trip to play football at LSU to be featured on '60 Minutes'

    Towson's trip to play football at LSU to be featured on '60 Minutes'
    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...
  • Franchot calls for Towson president to resign

    Franchot calls for Towson president to resign
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot called on Towson University President Maravene Loeschke to resign, saying her actions in attempting to cut the baseball and men's soccer teams represented "a lack of leadership that has done great damage to the school's...