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Obama to propose new system for rating colleges

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Targeting the soaring cost of higher education, President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a broad new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on their affordability and perhaps be used to allocate federal financial aid. ...

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Laslo Boyd: So you think being a university president is easy?

It’s true that many of them are quite well-paid. And the job often comes with some nice perks, including a house and a car. Many university presidents are important and influential members of their communities. And whether the sports teams are any good or not, they are guaranteed really good seats, often in a presidential box.

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Three Md. leaders among nation’s top earners in higher education

Three of Maryland’s public university leaders ranked among the top 212 earners among their peers in 2012, according to an analysis by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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McQueary lawsuit against Penn State to go forward

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A whistleblower and defamation lawsuit against Penn State will go forward, a judge ruled Tuesday, denying the university’s request to dismiss it. Former assistant football coach Mike McQueary sued the school in October, claiming he was portrayed ...

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Mount St. Mary’s University expands in Frederick

FREDERICK — An expansion at Mount St. Mary’s University will allow the Frederick campus to almost double in size and offer more programming. “We’re growing to meet the needs of the community,” said Tracy Boyd, campus communications manager. Last year, ...

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