| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:00 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:43 AM
On July 1, the Community College of Baltimore County will ban the use of tobacco products on its campuses except in designated areas.
The University System of Maryland implemented a smoking ban with a vote by its Board of Regents on June 22, according to...
| Jul 2, 2012
The messy situation at the University of Virginia, which recently saw its president forced to resign by the school's governing board, only to be reinstated two weeks later after faculty and student protests, highlighted problems of institutional reform...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Regarding your recent editorial on higher education, while the University System of Maryland has long been at the forefront of innovation, increased operational efficiency and improved student learning, it is Gov.Martin O'Malley's leadership and support...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:03 PM
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....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:26 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:42 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:55 AM
The staff cuts Coppin State University President Reginald Avery announced last week drew protests from union members represented by the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, along with faculty and students concerned about the...
| May 3, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Much of the coverage of the need for a special budget session of the Maryland legislature has focused on the political machinations of its leaders. That's understandable. But we should not ignore the impact on ordinary people if the legislature fails to...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders announced Wednesday an agreement to raise taxes on 16 percent of the state's earners and reverse a series of so-called "Doomsday" cuts the General Assembly enacted last month when a budget deal collapsed....