Tag: University of Maryland College Park
State Roundup: Phase 3 reopening begins but major jurisdictions opt out
by Meg Tully | September 4, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Gov. Larry Hogan moves Maryland into Phase 3 reopening on Friday, but jurisdictions around the state are making their own decisions and major ones like Prince George’s and Montgomery counties are following more strict guidelines.Read More
University housekeepers rally for better wages, working conditions
by Len Lazarick | July 1, 2013 | News | 5 |
For as long as some housekeepers at the University of Maryland College Park can remember, they have been eating lunch next to mops, brooms, dust pans, and cleaning sprays in tight janitor closets. That’s among the working conditions at issue as the $11.50-an-hour housekeepers hold a rally as they are about to open contract negotiations.Read More
University students, administrators are anxious over possible tuition hikes
by Len Lazarick | April 24, 2012 | Education, Governor, News | 6 |
Students and administrators at the state universities are worried that the $50 million cut in the state budget will lead to a double-digit tuition hike.Read More
University of Maryland College Park, Baltimore campuses approve partnership
by Len Lazarick | March 1, 2012 | Education, News | 0 |
The University of Maryland’s College Park and Baltimore campuses will be collaborating to “MPower the State” through a new strategic partnership, the Board of Regents voted unanimously on Thursday.
The university system has been exploring ways to work more closely after the General Assembly passed a bill last year directing both campuses to look into the possibility of a merger.Read More
Franchot criticizes new College Park president’s home
by Len Lazarick | January 5, 2012 | Education, News | 2 |
Comptroller Peter Franchot criticized the University of Maryland’s College Park Foundation’s use of $7.2 million to rebuild the university president’s palatial on-campus residence, as he cast the sole vote opposing the demolition of the current home at Wednesday’s Board of Public Works meeting.Read More
University of Baltimore lost track of unused student aid, failed to collect overdue tuition and didn’t verify residency
by Len Lazarick | July 26, 2011 | News | 0 |
The University of Baltimore lost track of $350,000 in unused loan and scholarship checks, did not take steps to collect overdue tuition, and did not always verify that students were eligible for reduced in-state tuition, according to state auditors.Read More
In-state tuition for illegal immigrants: A dream for some, a nightmare for others
by Len Lazarick | February 17, 2011 | Education, News | 2 |
Debate over whether young illegal immigrants living in Maryland and graduating from the state’s high schools should get in-state tuition to public colleges rocked an hours-long hearing Wednesday on a bill proposed by Sen. Victor Ramirez.Read More
MarylandReporter.com introduces new editors
MarylandReporter.com has hired a new associate editor and two contributing editors who bring years of award-winning journalism experience to the news website. Associate editor Megan Poinski has six years of experience covering...Read More
Mandel at 90: Being governor today is harder
Being governor today is a lot more difficult than it was when he had the job in the 1970s, as Marvin Mandel tells it.
But the government, at both federal and state levels, has also grown too large and taxes are too high. Those were some of the observations Mandel offered in a 90-minute interview two days after his 90th birthday last month, in the Annapolis law office where he said he still works five days a week.Read More
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