Tag Archives: university

Changes in way Md. pays for higher education not far off, delegate says

ANNAPOLIS — If the University System of Maryland moves to a performance-based funding model for its institutions, college presidents warn that the program should not be one-size-fits-all. Changing the system’s funding model likely will not be directly discussed again during ...

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Salisbury completes $40M fundraising campaign

More than 23,000 donors helped Salisbury University raise nearly $40 million in its just-completed six-year fundraising campaign, well above the school’s $25 million goal. “We didn’t just ask the million dollar donors to invest. We asked all the alumni of ...

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Editorial: Upping the ante for tech transfer

The issue is called technology transfer, and it has not been one of Maryland’s strengths. For all of the state’s success in attracting research dollars to an array of universities and institutions with world-class experts and facilities, it has not ...

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Frostburg State student retains private lawyers

FROSTBURG — A female Frostburg State University student has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing of another female student. The indictment of 23-year-old Shanee Liggins of Waldorf was announced Monday. An Allegany County grand jury issued the ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Riding the tiger that is college sports

What has happened at Penn State feels like one of those fateful moments when the angry gods hurl thunderbolts to get our attention. The message from on high? If you won’t fix college sports, we’ll try to illustrate the depths ...

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C. Fraser Smith: UMB-UMCP merger — just say no

The proposed merger of Maryland’s largest university campuses — the one in College Park and the one in Baltimore — would further destabilize the city. It would be akin to the departure of a Fortune 500 company — as if ...

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