Tag Archives: University System of Maryland

USM, AG’s office to host Title IX review for universities

McKeldin Mall on the University of Maryland College Park Campus. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The University System of Maryland and the Office of the Attorney General will host university leaders Monday to review the Department of Education’s guidance on campus sexual assault from September. Vice presidents for student affairs, Title IX coordinators and campus ...

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Federal judge orders special master, remedial plan to combat segregation at Md. colleges

Bowie State University is among the state’s historically black colleges and universities that have sued the state for discrimination. Lawmakers plan on reintroducing a measure vetoed in 2020 that would settle the lawsuit by distributing $577 million to Maryland HBCUs over the course of 10 years. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

A federal judge has permanently enjoined Maryland’s university system from unnecessarily duplicating programs of historically black colleges and universities and ordered a special master be appointed to oversee the creation of a remedial plan to “eliminate vestiges of the prior de ...

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USM approves in-state tuition waiver for Amazon employees

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

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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Maryland university to announce ‘transformative investment’

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COLLEGE PARK — The University of Maryland will be announcing what’s described as “a transformative investment” in the university. University and government officials are scheduled to gather on the state’s flagship campus in College Park on Wednesday for the announcement. ...

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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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Md.’s historically black colleges take aim at the future

2.24.17 BALTIMORE, MD-Renée Bowen, doctoral student in community college leadership program, from Trinidad and Tobago, on the Morgan State Campus.  (The Daily Record/ Maximilian Franz)

Cory Roscoe knew he wanted to go to a historically black college. The Baltimore native wanted a smaller classroom experience so he could get to know his professors and classmates. “The HBCU, it feel like family,” Roscoe said. “It feel ...

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Chancellor: USM community concerned over U.S. temporary entry ban

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

Maryland’s public higher education system is concerned about the temporary ban of people from seven predominantly Muslim countries entering the United States, according to its chancellor. “The tradition of welcoming talented individuals from all countries to our academic communities helps our country maintain ...

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