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Search committee appointed for new Salisbury University president

Robert Caret in 2014. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret appointed a presidential search committee Friday to find a new president for Salisbury University. Janet Dudley-Eshbach announced in February she would step down from the position in June after 18 years leading the university. University ...

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Salisbury U gets $1 million to keep Shore Hatchery competition going

Ratcliffe Foundation Co-trustee James Wright, Salisbury University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach and Carole Ratcliffe. (Submitted photo)

Salisbury University’s Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery entrepreneurship competition will continue through 2024 after the school received a $1 million contribution to keep the program for another five years. The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation provided the $1 million gift. ...

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Longtime Salisbury University president to leave post next year

04-13-10 Salisbury, MD- Janet Dudley- Eshbach, Ph.D.- President, Salisbury University. Portraits arround the campus. Photo by Maximilian Franz/ The Daily Record.

Salisbury University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach will step down from her post in June next year, ending an 18-year tenure at the eastern Maryland college. Dudley-Eshbach will end her tenure as the longest-serving female president in the University System of Maryland ...

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USM Board of Regents approves higher salaries for three presidents

University of Maryland, College Park, President Wallace Loh. (File)

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents approved higher compensation for three system presidents as part of a new executive compensation system, also approved during Friday’s regents meeting. Under the new system, devised by HR consultant Sibson Consulting, the ...

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Crisis over, Md. business schools adjust to evolving industry

‘The thing about the finance major is it’s a business major but it’s a quantitatively-based field,’ says Steve Isberg, associate professor of finance for the University of Baltimore, shown teaching a class. Students are working with financial information, accounting, statistical analysis, and analytical thinking. A lot of jobs are looking for these skills.’ (Submitted photo)

Business school leaders in Maryland are adapting their programs to match the demands of an ever-evolving banking and finance industry, adding more specialized courses and integrating new technologies into their curricula. For many, the changes were prompted, at least in ...

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Salisbury University gets $5.5M gift for Center for Entrepreneurship

Salisbury's Center for Entrepreneurship will open at the Plaza Gallery Building in 2020. (from Salisbury)

Salisbury University received a $5.5 million gift from Maryland businessman Dave Rommel for the school’s new Center for Entrepreneurship, university officials announced Thursday. Rommel’s donation will help fund the center and its building, which is slated to open in downtown ...

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Salisbury students settle lawsuit against police officer, city

Four Salisbury University students who sued the city and one of its police officers for alleged discriminatory and harassing policing practices have settled their cases, according to electronic court filings. Curtis Adams, Travis Guthrie, Abdi Geleta and Eric Kulge claimed ...

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Salisbury U. opens new $117M library

Construction workers put the finishing touches on the 221,000-square-foot Guerrieri Academic Commons, the largest academic building in Salisbury University’s history.  (Photo from Salisbury University).

Salisbury University celebrated the opening of a new library building Thursday, a $117 million facility that replaces its aging and woefully inadequate facility, officials said. The 221,000-square foot Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons, named in memory of a Salisbury alumna,  is the largest ...

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