salisbury university

Jun 17, 2022

Q&A: New president wants Salisbury University to be a gem — not a ‘hidden’ one

The Daily Record sat down for a Q&A session with Dr. Carolyn Ringer Lepre, the next president of Salisbury University.

Oct 8, 2021

Salisbury University president to retire

Salisbury University President Charles Wight will retire at the end of the academic and fiscal school year, he announced, after leading the school since 2018.

May 21, 2020

Salisbury’s Shore Hatchery pitch competition awards $105K

A pancake and waffle mix company from Washington, D.C. won Salisbury University's Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Shore Hatchery entrepreneurship competition.

Apr 8, 2020

Md. universities deal with challenges in move to remote learning

Maryland universities say they have adapted relatively quickly to their new remote learning reality, but some hiccups remain and distance learning is unlikely to become prevalent in normal circumstances. Administrators anticipated that technology issues for faculty and students may be one of their primary stumbling blocks but have found that, for the most part, they […]

Feb 27, 2020

Md. entrepreneurship roundup: Shark Tank comes to Salisbury, firms get funding and more

If you want a chance to impress Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner or any of the other Shark Tank sharks, your next opportunity might come this April. Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business and television station WMDT will host one of this year’s four casting calls for the ABC show this April. Contestants could […]

Dec 24, 2019

Chesapeake Bay oysters get more attention at pivotal time

Robert T. Brown pulled an oyster shell from a pile freshly harvested by a dredger from the Chesapeake Bay and talked enthusiastically about the larvae attached — a sign of a future generation critical to the health of the nation's largest estuary.

Nov 7, 2019

Racist vandalism at Salisbury University worries students

SALISBURY — Repeated racially and sexually offensive messages written inside a Maryland university building have left students scared and demanding action from officials. News outlets report the latest offensive message inside Fulton Hall at Salisbury University read, “Sandy Hook comes to SU kill (racial slur).” Pictures of the message were spread on social media sparking […]

Sep 6, 2019

Salisbury seeks approval for data science degree as need grows

Salisbury University plans to launch a data science major, joining other universities that are hoping to meet the growing demand by employers for students with data experience.

Feb 27, 2019

Farmers closer to growing industrial hemp in Md.

Salisbury University has signed research agreements with Maryland farmers to participate in an industrial hemp pilot program under the state Department of Agriculture, the university announced Tuesday. The university believes that it is the first in Maryland to sign agreements with farmers under a state program that allows farmers to grow industrial hemp if they partner […]

Oct 23, 2018

Maryland approves tax-incentive zones around 3 colleges

Maryland has approved the creation of three tax-incentive zones around universities in the state. The Maryland Department of Commerce authorized three Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zones, also known as RISE Zones, around Morgan State University in Baltimore, Salisbury University, and Montgomery College’s Germantown campus. These designations allow targeted businesses that expand[...]

Apr 3, 2018

New president picked for Salisbury University

Weber State University President Charles Wight will become the next president of Salisbury University, the University System of Maryland announced Tuesday.

Feb 6, 2018

Salisbury University announces major restructuring

Salisbury University will undertake a major reorganization, creating a new college and a new school to adapt to greater workforce needs in health care, the university announced Tuesday. The new College of Health and Human Services aims to improve how students will be able to address Maryland’s aging population, opioid crisis and rural health needs, […]

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