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  • HCC Towson Building groundbreaking May 30

    HCC Towson Building groundbreaking May 30
    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held May 30 to celebrate the construction of Towson University's satellite classroom building at Harford Community College. The announcement comes about two weeks after the Maryland Board of Public Works approved a...
  • Towson has money for TV ads, not baseball and soccer

    Towson has money for TV ads, not baseball and soccer
    If Towson University is so strapped for funds that President Maravene Loeschke needs to disband her baseball and soccer programs, how can she afford to spend so much on the deluge of TV advertisements that are on the air daily? No other college in the...
  • Foundation stands behind Loeschke

    Foundation stands behind Loeschke
    Maravene Loeschke has the full support of the Towson University Foundation, Inc.'s board of directors. In her role as president of Towson University, she is required to ensure that the school is compliant with all federal laws and fiscally responsible...
  • Admit Coppin State University is a failed institution and close it

    Admit Coppin State University is a failed institution and close it
    Your article on Coppin State University's new science building truly boggles the mind ("Science center may help Coppin close the gap," May 3). The state is spending $80 million for a building the university admits it does not have sufficient funds to...
  • Richard E. 'Dick' Hug, Republican fundraiser and civic leader, dies at 78

    Richard E. 'Dick' Hug, Republican fundraiser and civic leader, dies at 78
    Richard E. "Dick" Hug, a prominent businessman and prolific fundraiser for Republican candidates, died Saturday. He was 78. Mr. Hug was the finance chairman for three Maryland gubernatorial campaigns — Ellen R. Sauerbrey in 1998 and Robert L....
  • St. Mary's troubles are temporary, but its appeal is enduring

    St. Mary's troubles are temporary, but its appeal is enduring
    The effective resignation Tuesday of St. Mary's College of Maryland President Joseph R. Urgo undoubtedly will come as a disappointment to the many students, faculty and alumni who shared his vision for the school. St. Mary's is unique among the state's...
  • President Loeschke has taken responsible steps regarding Towson athletics

    President Loeschke has taken responsible steps regarding Towson athletics
    The Towson University Board of Visitors fully supports President Maravene Loeschke and her leadership of the University ("Franchot goes too far" April 20). President Loeschke has taken the responsible approach to ensure that Towson athletics are...
  • Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September

    Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September
    Maryland employers added 9,800 jobs in September, a gain that came almost entirely from the private sector, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated Friday. The state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent from 7.1 percent in August, the agency said....
  • Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state

    Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state
    Coming to the United States as a 15-year-old, Cuban-born refugee, it truly was a dream to think that I could go to college and become president of a great Maryland university. But with the support of many people along the way, and the belief instilled...
  • Coppin State University president to step down

    Coppin State University president to step down
    Embattled Coppin State University President Reginald S. Avery will step down in January, nearly a year after faculty gave him a vote of no confidence for lacking vision and before his initiatives to improve the state's lowest graduation rates have shown...
  • O'Malley hopes to hold tuition rise to 3 percent

    Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he hopes to hold tuition increases for Maryland residents attending the state's public universities to no more than the 3 percent he has allowed in each of the last three years. In a meeting with student government...
  • Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports

    Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports
    Days after Towson University's athletic director recommended cutting two men's sports to make the remaining programs more competitive and comply with federal law requiring athletics opportunities for women, parents of the baseball team's players raised...