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Some Md. private universities would take a hit under tax proposal (access required)

Some Maryland colleges would have to pay taxes on investment earnings under the tax legislation proposed by Republicans in the U.S.  House of Representatives. The colleges warn that the taxes could lower the amount of money they have to spend on ...

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State budget cuts target aid for Md. private college students (access required)

Grants to Maryland’s private colleges and universities will be cut by $2.1 million as part of $67.2 million in budget cuts announced by the state Thursday, forcing the schools to find money to replace grants promised to students. The $2.1 ...

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A day after its president resigns, Washington College chooses a successor (access required)

Washington College Friday named Kurt M. Landgraf its president, only a day after accepting the resignation of its previous leader. In making the announcement, the school’s board of visitors and governors said it had been impressed with Landgraf during a ...

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Bair resigns as Washington College president (access required)

Washington College President Sheila Bair resigned Thursday afternoon, effective June 30th. Bair was appointed as president in May 2015 and had previously served as chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. In a statement, Bair cited family as a reason ...

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New faces, biz focus among Md. higher ed. leaders (access required)

Several new presidents have come to Maryland colleges and universities this year, a crop that includes both veteran educators and administrators who crossed over from the business world. Coppin State University, Towson University, Washington College and others got new leaders ...

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Washington College to freeze tuition next year (access required)

CHESTERTOWN — Washington College will freeze tuition at its current rate next year. President Sheila Bair announced the freeze Monday as part of an effort to control the higher education costs and reducing the toll of student debt on families. ...

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$3.5M fire at Md. college started in smoker’s receptacle (access required)

CHESTERTOWN — The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says a fire that destroyed a building at an Eastern Shore college started in a plastic smoker’s receptacle outside the building. Saturday’s fire caused $3.5 million in damage at Washington College in ...

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