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Md. university leaders see few positives in new federal Title IX guidance

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret. (File Photo)

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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Maryland universities propose new programs

The Towson University campus. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Maryland universities are creating new academic programs they say could help the state adapt to a changing innovation economy and help meet needs for tomorrow’s educators. The Education Policy and Student Life committee of the University System of Maryland’s Board ...

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Md. colleges seeking to balance federal, state laws on sexual assault

"It is critical that we prevent school proceedings from turning into trials," says Lisae Jordan, executive director of the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault. (File Photo)

Universities in Maryland could be forced to adopt more courtroom-style proceedings to adjudicate sexual assault complaints on campus as last week’s proposed federal Title IX guidelines intersect with a recent Maryland law. The U.S. Department of Education last week proposed ...

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