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May 23, 2022
Institutions are offering additional, less costly and even free summer courses this year as an option for students who fell behind or got off track during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 23, 2022
Institutions are offering additional, less costly and even free summer courses this year as an option for students who fell behind or got off track during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 25, 2018
A University of Maryland student who voluntarily checked into the hospital for a mental health scare wasn't allowed back into her campus apartment, which struck many on campus as insensitive.
November 10, 2017
After finding illegal discrimination against Maryland’s historically black colleges and their students, a judge orders a proposed fix. But it doesn’t include the controversial idea of transferring programs from traditionally white institutions.
February 4, 2016
Three Maryland community colleges plan to close a jointly run health education center because of enrollment changes.
November 23, 2015
Maryland officials call a proposal to merge a commuter institution with a HBCU a "far-reaching, risky scheme," arguing instead that joint degree programs can better end decades of racial inequity among the state's public colleges.
July 14, 2015
After 25 years leading two major universities and a public higher ed system, Brit Kirwan has retired. In an interview, he discusses online education, historically black universities and other key issues.
July 14, 2015
Brit Kirwan says athletics have spiraled out of control during his 25 years as a university leader, and that he and other presidents have little power to solve the problem.
December 3, 2014
Illinois leads list of states where community colleges already get only a single-digit percentage of their budgets from the state, and more cuts may be on the way.
August 28, 2014
Federal attention to colleges’ handling of sexual assaults is spilling over to a handful of statehouses, where lawmakers are proposing new legislation to curb incidents and looking to convene best practices. 
January 7, 2014
Maryland goes big with a college completion law, and some community college leaders say they like its comprehensiveness.

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