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Caret’s departure will create fresh start at USM (access required)

Two of Maryland’s top higher education positions will get fresh faces next year when University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert L. Caret and University of Maryland, College Park President Wallace Loh step down from their posts. Caret announced Thursday that ...

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UMB plans medical cannabis graduate degree (access required)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore would become the first university in the country to offer a graduate degree in cannabis therapeutics under a proposal granted preliminary approval Tuesday by a committee of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. ...

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Maryland universities propose new programs (access required)

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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USM leaders scolded by lawmakers over football saga (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — The University System of Maryland Board of Regents made mistakes in its recommendation to keep DJ Durkin as the University of Maryland football coach following an investigation into the program’s culture, the board’s chair told state lawmakers Thursday. ...

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Linda Gooden elected new chair of the Board of Regents (access required)

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents elected Linda Gooden as the board’s new chair following former chair James Brady’s resignation last week. Gooden is a retired Lockheed Martin executive and also serves on the boards of GM, Home Depot, ...

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In stunning reversal, Loh fires UMD football coach Durkin (access required)

Update: The University of Maryland fired football coach DJ Durkin Wednesday evening after 24 hours of backlash against the Board of Regents’ recommendation that Durkin be reinstated. It came after the campus community, local politicians including Gov. Larry Hogan, and local ...

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