Tag Archives: USM Board of Regents

Caret’s departure will create fresh start at USM

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret. (File Photo)

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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Gooden: USM regents support transparency legislation

Sen. Jim Rosapepe, D-Anne Arundel and Prince George's, one of the sponsors of a bill to strengthen oversight of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. (File Photo)

ANNAPOLIS — The University System of Maryland Board of Regents supports legislation to change the board’s composition and increase transparency, the board’s chair told legislators Tuesday. “The University System of Maryland Board of Regents is pleased to express our support ...

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Maryland universities propose new programs

The Towson University campus. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

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

University of Maryland, College Park, President Wallace Loh. (File)

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

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

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

In this July 24, 2018, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin speaks at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days in Chicago in August. (Annie Rice/AP file photo)

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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