| Dec 28, 2012
When our governor criticized state university law school students for backing the fight against pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, one knew the fix was in — even though the pollution at issue, according to U.S. District Court Judge William M....
| Dec 15, 2012
Reports that Morgan State University's board of regents had declined to renew President David Wilson's contract when it expires next June undoubtedly came as a great disappointment to those who hoped the school could thrive under his leadership. His...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Towson University president Maravene Loeschke was escorted by several police officers into a meeting with the school’s baseball and men’s soccer teams Friday morning to tell players she had decided to cut their sports.
Her speech to members...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Nineteen thousand four hundred thirteen.
Focus on that number. Like so many numbers in news articles, you might easily have skipped over 19,413. But this is an important number for what is happening in Maryland higher education.
According to the Cyber...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Maryland's open meetings compliance board said this week that it not only found that the University System of Maryland Board of Regents violated the state's open meetings act, but also rejected the idea that the transgressions were "at worst technical."...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Two years after a Maryland doctor lost his medical license for using a controversial treatment for autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended his business partner for allegedly writing the same dangerous prescription for several...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Dr. Luis Diaz is an oncologist at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, a researcher with patented findings and the co-founder of a small, fast-expanding company.
"We've grown from no employees to one employee to four employees and now we have 12,"...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 7:04 PM
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...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 1:00 PM
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...