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Mark McColloch, labor historian and Community College of Baltimore County vice president, dies

Mark McColloch, labor historian and Community College of Baltimore County vice president, dies

Mark McColloch, a labor historian and activist who had been vice president of instruction at the Community College of Baltimore County for more than a decade, died of cancer Oct. 26 at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.

The Towson resident was 70.

“Mark had been our academic officer for 12 years and having been one myself, I know how good he was at it,” said Sandra L. Kurtinitis, president of the college. “He was a man who had infinite patience with the process and he brought so much respect, tact and diplomacy to issues.”

When she hired Dr. McColloch for the job, she explained, she was motivated by his “experience, willingness to wade into the water,...

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