McDaniel College President Roger Casey was recently appointed to two national higher education boards, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and the American Council on Education.
Elizabeth Ross assisted her husband, Dr. Richard Starr Ross, the dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, at social events involving the faculty and volunteered extensively at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
A nonprofit, called Beat The Streets Baltimore, aims to save Baltimore kids by resurrecting the sport of wrestling. The young league partners with Banneker Blake and about a dozen other city schools to give kids a place to play a sport, get academic help and develop character.
Donald N. Langenberg, a career academic who during his 12 years as chancellor oversaw 11 state colleges and universities including the University of Maryland, College Park, and whose budget doubled to $2.7 billion, died Jan. 25 from an aortic aneurysm at his Dickeyville home. He was 86.
Johns Hopkins University now plans to make over a 1930s-era hospital building on the edge of its Homewood campus that was originally established by Congress to care for sick and disabled seamen for academic purposes.
Johns Hopkins’ claim that it will create a model police force for the country is nearly impossible in practice. It is clear that the police force will only answer to a small class of administrators and not to community members, residents and lawmakers, as any proper police force should.
Towson University police have asked students and staff to be on the lookout for a woman in her 50s wearing a multicolored scarf, looking for a date for her son. Students complained to officers she approached them in campus buildings last week, attempting to show them a picture on her cell phone.
In interviews this week with The Baltimore Sun, a majority of the city legislators — whose support is critical to passing legislation that would allow Johns Hopkins' private police force — said they are undecided about how they’ll vote.
Gov. Larry Hogan met with members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland on Thursday to discuss a settlement to a long-running dispute over the state's treatment of its historically black colleges, as well as other priorities of the caucus this legislative session.
Md. legislators: Like most Marylanders, we were shocked by the tone deaf decision made by the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents last fall to place athletics above academics following the tragic death of Jordan McNair at UMD. Our bill should prevent similar mistakes.
The Hopkins Coalition Against ICE organizers wrote in a statement that the university contracts enable “President Trump’s racist immigration policies of mass detainment, deportation and family separation.”
Legislation that would allow Johns Hopkins University to create an armed police force contains several provisions aimed at gaining support from Baltimore lawmakers. It would include $3.5 million in state funding for the city's Children and Youth Fund, as well as $1 million for a summer job program.
The University of Maryland has struggled to reverse recent declines in fan interest in the football program, which underwent a turbulent 2018 season after the heatstroke death of 19-year-old player Jordan McNair, a new document shows.
As the Board of County Commissioners prepares for this year’s budget season, it sat through its third series of agency presentations on Thursday, Jan. 31 — with information from schools to the health department.
The Johns Hopkins University has released its own draft of a proposed state law that would allow it to establish a campus police force, including measures to address concerns about transparency and accountability by the private institution.
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will remain at the helm of the state flagship through June 2020, a reversal that comes three months after he announced plans to retire at the end of this school year.
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents will discuss its search for a new president at the University of Maryland, College Park during a special meeting on Wednesday, the system announced Tuesday.
Johns Hopkins University is buying the building in Washington, D.C., that houses the Newseum. The university plans to consolidate its programs in D.C. and aims to have a stronger influence on policymakers.
The federal judge overseeing the Baltimore police consent decree on Thursday called for the state to contribute money towards a new city police training facility, and also disputed recent comments by the governor that reforms and crime reduction can’t occur simultaneously.
International students contribute about $40 billion to our economy annually, supporting 455,000 jobs. America hosts the most international students in the world. Given the current political climate in Washington toward immigrants and visitors, those students are beginning to look elsewhere.
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire ex-mayor of New York and benefactor of Johns Hopkins University, says it’s “ridiculous” that the institution doesn’t have an armed police force. Bloomberg spoke to reporters after closed-door meetings at the State House in Annapolis with Democratic lawmakers.
Former Maryland congressman and basketball star Tom McMillen is urging Gov. Larry Hogan and legislative leaders “to take all necessary steps” to avoid a college athletics betting scandal if the state legalizes betting on football, basketball and other sports.
One term that has been echoed in ROTC recruiting circles is that we need to emphasize leadership. I think this is an interesting way to phrase what ROTC is because it sums up the core of what we are living and teaching on a daily basis.
Morgan State University lacked adequate safeguards to protect sensitive personal information, state auditors found, and kept a database of 301,000 unique social security numbers in clear text along with names and dates of birth.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has hired outside consulting firm Grand River Solutions to help the university to better prevent and respond to sexual violence and misconduct, the university announced in a campus-wide email Monday.
Rosalyn Terborg-Penn, a retired Morgan State University historian who wrote of the African-American women’s suffrage movement, died Dec. 25 at her home in the Thunder Hill section of Oakland Mills in Columbia. She was 77.