board of regents

Feb 28, 2020

Letter: Time to shed some sunlight on the judiciary

To the Editors: Regarding “Editorial Advisory Board: Reject the Judicial Transparency Act” (Feb. 24, 2020): The opposition of The Daily Record’s Editorial Advisory Board to the so-called Judicial Transparency Act proposed by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan faithfully reflects the customary attitude of Maryland’s judicial and legal establishment toward transparency and accountability in governm[...]

Nov 14, 2019

Letter from Linda Gooden: USM conducted extensive search

To the Editors: Regarding “Perman praised, but USM search leaves questions for troubled system” (Nov. 11, 2019): I was surprised and disappointed to read the story in The Daily Record regarding the selection of University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay Perman as the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland (USM). While I completely agree […]

Nov 1, 2018

UMD foundation: Regents have dealt ‘fatal blow’ to fundraising

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ mishandling of a review into the Maryland football program may have dealt a ‘fatal blow’ to the university’s $1.5 billion fundraising campaign, the University of Maryland College Park Foundation said in a letter to the board Thursday. At the same time, academic faculty at the University of Maryland, […]

Jun 4, 2014

The A,B,Cs of financial aid

Future students in the University System of Maryland might be required to complete a workshop or class about student loan debt before their freshman year or at some other point after enrolling.

William Kirwan
May 13, 2014

Kirwan steps down as USM chancellor

William "Brit" E. Kirwan is stepping down as chancellor of the University System of Maryland after 12 years in that position and 50 years in higher education.

Jan 29, 2014

UB sets sights on land

For at least seven years, the University of Baltimore has been eyeing a chunk of land in the city’s Midtown neighborhood for expansion.

May 16, 2013

Md. regents approve university tuition hikes

Students at Maryland’s state universities will be paying a little more next school year. The University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents approved tuition and fee hikes at a meeting in Baltimore on Wednesday. The 2.4 percent increase over this year’s tuition and fees is expected to boost revenue by $35.7 million. Officials say tuition […]

May 14, 2013

Entrepreneur awards highlight USM’s technology initiative

Three University System of Maryland faculty members were recipients of the inaugural Board of Regents Entrepreneur of the Year Award Tuesday at an event celebrating the public university system’s efforts to commercialize research.

Feb 28, 2013

Editorial: Time to strengthen Maryland’s open meetings laws

There are two bills in Annapolis this year that are getting little, if any attention, but a recent state review panel decision ought to make some legislators take a closer look at ongoing efforts to strengthen Maryland’s open meetings laws.

Jan 6, 2013

Editorial Advisory Board: Board of Regents should tell all on the Big Ten

The Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland is hoping that the controversy over its admitted violation of the state’s Open Meetings Act will just go away or that the public will tire of it in the glow of what it may believe are the benefits that will accrue to the university by leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference to join the Big Ten.

Nov 28, 2012

Eye Opener: Prince George’s lawmakers will try bag tax again

Back from vacation rested and recharged (and a few pounds heavier), here's Wednesday's roundup of government-related news in Maryland.

May 31, 2012

Board approves tuition hikes for Maryland colleges

COLLEGE PARK — The Board of Regents for Maryland’s university system has approved a 3 percent tuition increase for most in-state students. The board approved the tuition hike on Wednesday. This is the third year in a row that tuition has gone up. For students at the University of Maryland, College Park, tuition and fees […]

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