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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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Here at MICUA, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Please click here to learn more about actions taken by our member institutions.

Loyola launches first-year program that allows students to take a “Gap Year, Without the Gap”
Loyola University Maryland announced the launch of a unique "gap year without the gap" program that allows students to spend their first year of college abroad while still earning credits and graduating on time.

McDaniel College names provost Julia Jasken next president, effective June 1
After a few promotions, and five years as the college’s vice president and provost, Jasken was named the 10th president of the college in its 153-year history. She starts her new role June 1.

Loyola adds endowed professor in innovation to advance scientific research in biohealth
Loyola University Maryland has named Michael Tangrea, Ph.D., '96, as an endowed professor in innovation to expand research in biohealth and promote economic and entrepreneurial success in the state of Maryland.




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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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