Towson University president leaving for University of Louisville
Towson University president Kim Schatzel has been named the next president at the University of Louisville.
University of Maryland raises student worker wages at College Park campus
The University of Maryland, College Park, will be increasing its minimum wage for students workers to $15 an hour beginning in 2023.
University System of Maryland drops SAT/ACT requirement
The University System of Maryland has dropped its systemwide rule that member schools require applicants to submit SAT/ACT scores to gain admission.
University System of Maryland moves toward removing SAT/ACT requirement
The University System of Maryland is debating removing standardized test scores, such as the SAT and ACT, as an admissions requirement for incoming first-year students.
USM looks to adjust pay scales following $15 minimum wage
To address wage compression caused by the University System of Maryland raising its minimum wage to $15, the system is planning to adjust nonexempt staff pay scales. Nonexempt, hourly positions within the USM are sorted into “pay grade” categories that denote the minimum amount that role can be paid, the maximum it can be paid, and […]
After four years of investing, USM’s Momentum Fund seeks additional $6M
When the University System of Maryland first established a fund to invest in early-stage student-, faculty- and alumni-led companies, it provided $10 million.
USM employees to get 2 merit, cost-of-living pay raises
The University System of Maryland will provide two cost-of-living adjustments and two merit-based pay increases for its employees this year.
USM to mandate COVID-19 booster, but only for students living on campus
All University System of Maryland schools will require their residential students, excluding those with medical or religious exemptions, to receive a COVID-19 booster shot.
USM to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents voted to approve a measure that will establish a $15 minimum wage for all system employees.
Coppin State to install Jenkins as 8th president
Coppin State University will install Anthony L. Jenkins, Ph.D. as Coppin’s eighth president Friday.
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.
Maryland union will seek veto override on bill to consolidate USM bargaining
The union representing Maryland state government workers Thursday announced a campaign to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that would allow state university employees to bargain with the University System of Maryland’s chancellor rather than the presidents of individual institutions. The bill aims to even what advocates say are discrepancies across USM institutions in areas [&hel[...]