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Md. university leaders see few positives in new federal Title IX guidance (access required)

Some of Maryland’s top higher education leaders told a state Senate panel Thursday that they do not see a lot of positives in the federal Department of Education’s proposed regulations on handling sexual assault and misconduct allegations under Title IX. ...

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Baltimore universities hope dual enrollment courses grow pipeline to careers (access required)

Maryland’s public university system has put more effort into developing dual enrollment classes with Baltimore City Public Schools as it tries to become more involved in improving education outcomes in the city. The University System of Maryland’s B-Power initiative wants ...

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McNair medical report offers recommendations to USM board (access required)

TOWSON — A medical investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair provided the university with a list of recommendations to implement to prevent future heat stroke deaths but did not make any determinations as to who ...

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How USM Chancellor Caret wants his leaders to handle campus crises

With two investigations into the athletic department underway at the University of Maryland, College Park and a lawsuit alleging the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has mishandled sexual assault investigations, University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret has an important ...

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USM to continue race-conscious policies despite Trump administration move (access required)

Maryland’s public universities should continue to be able to use existing race-conscious factors in their admissions process despite the Trump administration’s announcement it was rescinding previous guidance designed to encourage schools to consider race in admissions decisions. The administration’s actions could disincentivize universities ...

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USM approves in-state tuition waiver for Amazon employees

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents Tuesday approved a measure that would waive in-state tuition requirements for Amazon employees who move to Maryland as part of Amazon’s second headquarters project, known as HQ2. Amazon employees and their immediate families ...

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UMUC to spin off analytics office as a private business (access required)

University of Maryland University College is planning to turn its data analytics office into an independent company that will provide business intelligence and analysis services to other universities across the country. The new company, called HelioCampus, will absorb all 16 current ...

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