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  • 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...
  • UB prepares to open new Law Center

    UB prepares to open new Law Center
    Like American jurisprudence, the University of Baltimore's new $114 million law school is complicated and thoughtful. Staircases bridge across and spiral through the 12-story building's vibrant atrium, connecting a labyrinth of classrooms and study...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball

    Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to allocate $300,000 in taxpayer money to save Towson University's baseball team came under fire Wednesday from some legislators and key fiscal policymakers for being unprecedented and unfair to other college sports programs....
  • Coppin's students-last policies

    Coppin's students-last policies
    Coppin State University has a serious problem with very low rates of student retention and graduation. Last December, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents created a Special Review Committee to look into this problem further and make...
  • USM regents acknowledge violation of state's open meeting act during Big Ten talks

    USM regents acknowledge violation of state's open meeting act during Big Ten talks
    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...
  • University System of Maryland regents face criticism for secret vote, but no punishment likely

    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...
  • Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research

    Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research
    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...