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USM universities go to online learning, no in-person graduations

The University System of Maryland, which includes most of the state’s public universities, will move all undergraduate learning online for the rest of the spring semester, Chancellor Jay Perman announced during a special Board of Regents meeting Thursday. The universities ...

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Md. universities cancel classes, plan to teach online after spring break

Universities across Maryland have canceled classes in advance of their spring break next week to shift to online classes when students return, part of their ongoing efforts to respond to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 epidemic. Classes have been canceled this ...

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Perman to start at USM next month; Jarrell named interim at UMB

Jay Perman will take over as chancellor of the University System of Maryland on Jan. 6, in time for the start of the next legislative session, the system announced Friday. To replace Perman as the president of the University of ...

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USM president searches moving forward with Perman set at chancellor

The appointment of Jay Perman as the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland should bring some clarity to the two ongoing searches for presidents within the system. Both Coppin State University and the University of Maryland, College Park, are ...

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Perman praised, but USM search leaves questions for troubled system

The University System of Maryland’s selection of University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay Perman as its next chancellor has been widely hailed as the right choice, but the selection process has raised questions about a system dogged by issues of ...

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UMB opens innovation space at the Biopark

The University of Maryland, Baltimore launched its Graduate Research Innovation District at the University of Maryland BioPark Thursday, a space that university leaders hope spurs student startups while also acting as a resource for the southwest Baltimore community. The GRID ...

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Downtown Partnership wants UM merger ‘off the table’

Kirby Fowler

A partial merger of the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore that’s being considered by state lawmakers will be bad for Baltimore, according to leadership of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc. “Downtown Baltimore and ...

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