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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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Job Opening: Vice President for Academic Affairs
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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.

McDaniel and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Unveil Joint Degree Program
McDaniel College and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School have announced a collaboration to offer a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree program, starting in fall 2021.

Loyola President Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., announces plans to retire
The Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., who has served as president of Loyola University Maryland since 2005, has announced his plans to retire at the close of the 2021-22 academic year.



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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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