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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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McDaniel College names new associate vice president of administration and director of human resources
McDaniel College has named Jennifer Glennon as the associate vice president of administration and Rose Mercier as director of human resources.

Loyola named among top 150 colleges and universities in the U.S. for Colleges Worth Your Money
Loyola University Maryland has been included among 150 institutions named in Colleges Worth Your Money, a new college guidebook.

Goucher Announces New 4+1 MBA Program With Loyola University Maryland
Goucher College has announced a new partnership with Loyola University Maryland to create a 4+1 MBA program.

Governor Larry Hogan proclaims Independent Higher Education Day
Governor Larry Hogan proclaimed February 24, 2021 as Independent Higher Education Day to recognize the important partnership between Maryland and its independent colleges and universities.



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Paley Award

Tina Bjarekull, retired president of the Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA), was presented with the 2020 Henry Paley Memorial Award during the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities’ 2020 Annual Meeting & Advocacy Day.

Photo credit: NAICU / Risdon Photography

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