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MICUA’s 15 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve 64,000 students annually and award 27% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.

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NAICU Presents Maryland Independent Higher Ed Executive Tina Bjarekull With 2020 Henry Paley Memorial Award
Tina Bjarekull, retired president of MICUA, was presented with the 2020 Henry Paley Memorial Award during the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities’ 2020 Annual Meeting & Advocacy Day.

McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey Elected Chair of the NAICU Board of Directors
Roger N. Casey, Ph.D., president of McDaniel College (MD), and one of the longest-serving independent college presidents in the State of Maryland, has been elected chair of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).

Loyola University Maryland unveils "Loyola Ready" brand
After a year of research and creative development, Loyola University Maryland is revealing its refreshed brand this month. The brand highlights the preparedness and confidence students achieve through Loyola's distinctive blend of Jesuit liberal arts education and career preparation.

Notre Dame of Maryland University: Wow Baltimore Returns March 7
Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) is proud to welcome award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien to its line up for the Women of the World Festival – Baltimore (WOW), the region’s largest women’s festival, March 7, 2020 at the Columbus Center in Downtown Baltimore.

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Van Hollen Presidents' Award 2019

Retiring MICUA President, Tina Bjarekull, was awarded the 2020 MICUA Presidents' Award on November 8, 2019 by senior leaders of Maryland’s independent colleges and universities for her unparalleled leadership and remarkable public service in support of higher education.

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