| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
An attorney once called the "political pope of Baltimore" will chair a search committee to find the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland, officials announced Tuesday.
Rick O. Berndt, a managing partner of Gallagher Evelius and Jones LLP,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Would you trust a surgeon who learned a few tricks in medical school, then spent the first couple of years in the operating room experimenting while he figured out which techniques worked?
Of course you wouldn't. But, unfortunately, that's the same...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:16 PM
A University System of Maryland Board of Regents committee approved issuing more than $117 million in bonds Thursday for capital projects in the coming fiscal year that include 700 beds of student housing at Towson University.
About $42 million of the...
| Jun 28, 2014
As I look back over my 12 years as chancellor of the University System of Maryland (USM), one of the developments in which I take the most pride has been the USM's genuine partnership with state leaders in Annapolis.
Now that the primary is over and the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Your article on the University System of Maryland's highest earners apparently was not intended to address the really big issue ("UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners," June 28).
The real issue is the self-sustaining, government-run...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:39 PM
A few years ago, the Maryland legislature appointed a panel to assess the way it was funding higher education. As part of its scope, the panel evaluated the funding needs of the state's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), paying...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Ebony Scott remembers vividly the day she got the piece of paper she hoped would change her life.
After receiving her diploma, she cried, celebrated, took pictures and went to TGI Friday's for dinner. She hadn't spoken to her grandmother in more than...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:58 AM
There's no greater test for any individual's faith in higher education than to sit down and write a tuition check. You may love your son or daughter absolutely, and you may have an unshakable faith in the college or university of their choice, but when...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:33 PM
After a federal judge found that Maryland's historically black colleges face unfair and unconstitutional competition from the state's predominantly white universities, the parties headed into negotiations this month to work it out.
But even with the...
| Mar 23, 2014
Fewer than one in 10 students at the University of Baltimore graduates within four years of being admitted as a freshman. That costs those students and the university dearly: For the school it means spending more resources on instruction and other...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Foluke Tuakli hopped on a bicycle and weaved around her classroom at the University of Maryland, College Park, acting out the problems that cyclists encounter on the road. "I'm turning, I'm turning," she shrieked as the bike wobbled.
| May 7, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The Morgan State University Board of Regents offered President David Wilson an "appointment" but no formal job contract this week and said he will continue to serve at "the pleasure of the board."
The college's governing board met in closed session for...