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  • O'Malley suggests Title IX taskforce

    Gov. Martin O'Malley suggested Towson University form a task force to study how better to deal with meeting Title IX rules on gender equity. The governor, who proposed giving state money to save the university's baseball program, told a group of...
  • Coppin State in disarray, students tell committee

    Coppin State in disarray, students tell committee
    Grace-Kelly Anoma stood in front of a special committee convened to address Coppin State University's troubles and let loose with her frustrations. Some professors teach by reading straight out of the textbook, Anoma told the panel Thursday evening. The...
  • Bill would toughen Maryland Open Meetings law enforcement

    Bill would toughen Maryland Open Meetings law enforcement
    New laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly late last week would put stricter penalties and an element of public shaming behind the state's open-meetings laws. State lawmakers said public officials have been able to flout the rules without...
  • Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions

    Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions
    The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner. He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
  • UMUC names new president

    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...
  • One more unwelcome twist for Towson sports

    One more unwelcome twist for Towson sports
    By dumping $300,000 in taxpayer funds on Towson University's baseball team, Gov. Martin O'Malley has temporarily solved one problem and created a multitude of others. The frustration that led Mr. O'Malley to intervene is understandable. But his proposal...
  • Don't leave the lecture behind

    Don't leave the lecture behind
    As a recent graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, I was dismayed by recent news reports detailing the efforts of several major universities, including Johns Hopkins and the University System of Maryland, to revise or even eradicate the lecture model...
  • Aldridge resigns as president of UMUC

    Aldridge resigns as president of UMUC
    Susan C. Aldridge will resign as president of University of Maryland, University College, the state's leading online educational institution, at the end of March. Aldridge had been on unexplained administrative leave since the end of February, and...
  • U.S. senator asks for UMUC records

    The chairman of the U.S. Senate education committee asked the chancellor of Maryland's state university system Monday to hand over records on enrollment and workplace practices at the University of Maryland University College, where president Susan...
  • Thomas E. Florestano, longtime Anne Arundel Community College president

    Thomas E. Florestano, longtime Anne Arundel Community College president
    Thomas E. Florestano, a long-serving president of Anne Arundel Community College, died March 31 of Parkinson's disease complications at Ginger Cove Health Center. He was 79 and had lived in Annapolis. "Tom did a great deal to bring our community...
  • Annapolis budget meltdown could sully leaders' reputations

    Annapolis budget meltdown could sully leaders' reputations
    Instead of the confetti, balloons and good will that typically mark the end of the General Assembly's 90-day session, the legislature adjourned Monday with a toxic mixture of anger and disbelief that the Democratic-controlled body gridlocked and was...
  • The merger's green lining

    The merger's green lining
    The Maryland Public Service Commission's ongoing review of the proposed merger of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. has uncovered numerous pros and cons for the Baltimore-area consumer, from the loss of a corporate headquarters to the proposed...