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Md. university system names Hagerstown chief

HAGERSTOWN— The University System of Maryland is naming a new executive director for its Hagerstown center. The center said Wednesday that Mark Halsey will assume the office May 21. Halsey is currently director of finance and administration for distance learning ...

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Bernanke revisits college as guest lecturer at GW

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke took a break from his day job Tuesday to revisit the academic life he led before coming to Washington a decade ago. Shortly after noon, he stood before a class of George Washington ...

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Changes in way Md. pays for higher education not far off, delegate says (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — If the University System of Maryland moves to a performance-based funding model for its institutions, college presidents warn that the program should not be one-size-fits-all. Changing the system’s funding model likely will not be directly discussed again during ...

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Firefighters contain fire at University of Maryland building

COLLEGE PARK — Officials have contained a fire that broke out in an electrical room of a building on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park. Fire department spokesman Mark Brady says firefighters were called at about ...

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Consumers borrow more in Oct. as economy improves

WASHINGTON — Americans stepped up their borrowing in October to buy cars and attend college, and they also charged a little more to their credit cards. The second straight monthly gain in overall borrowing suggests consumers are growing more confident ...

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Brody, Manning and Daniels highest-paid private college leaders (access required)

William R. Brody of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore was the second highest-paid president of a private college in the United States in 2009, according to a list published Monday by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Brody was the ...

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