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  • Associate Vice President for Government and Business Affairs – The Maryland Independent College & University Association (MICUA), a non-profit association which has as its mission the collective representation and coordination of independent higher education in Maryland, is seeking an experienced government affairs individual to assist in providing public policy leadership in support of higher education, as well as coordinating and facilitating partnerships and engagement with the business community.    

    The successful candidate must have the ability to manage a diversity of internal and external constituencies, effective public speaking, the capacity for hard work in an intense and challenging environment, and an understanding and appreciation of the nature of independent

  • The Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA) seeks an experienced and accomplished leader to serve as its next President. The president will work energetically and passionately to represent, advance, and defend the collective interests of its 15 member institutions and the 64,000 students they enroll. The president will provide strategic leadership in matters of policy, research, and legislation and lead a committed and accomplished association in the ongoing work of advancing Maryland’s independent colleges and universities.

    MICUA is a member-driven, nonprofit organization, which has as its mission the collective representation of 15 private, nonprofit colleges and universities located in Maryland. MICUA provides public policy leadership on behalf of its members, fosters cooperative efforts among its member institutions and the broader higher education community, and serves as the official liaison between Maryland’s independent institutions and

  • Hood College is conducting its third annual campaign that focuses on healthy dating and sexual assault prevention.

  • Women in college are twice as likely to be sexually assaulted than robbed, three times more likely to be sexually assaulted than the average female, and more than 11 percent of all undergraduate and graduate students — male or female — have experienced sexual assault through physical force, violence or incapacitation, according to RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.

  • McDaniel's highly regarded Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) graduate program is now available compltetely online to students virtually anywhere with an internet connection.

  • On Thursday afternoon, McDaniel College senior Makayla Comeau, of Taneytown, was standing outside Lewis Recitation Hall and getting her head in the game for an interview with Carroll Hospital.

  • A festival that has attracted world-renowned women such as Nobel Prize laureates Malala Yousafzai and Leymah Gbowee is coming to Baltimore this weekend to celebrate women in Charm City and to discuss barriers to gender equality in the region.

  • When former Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. chair Sheila Bair took over Washington College last year, she immediately started making changes. One of her goals was to find innovative ways to reduce her students’ debt burden. But she also tackled a related and not insignificant problem: the overwhelming whiteness of her campus.

  • Loyola University Maryland and nine other Baltimore-area colleges and universities together have won a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to generate new strategies to prevent, respond to, investigate, and hold offenders accountable for sexual assault and dating violence, and strengthen trauma-informed, victim services on campus and in the community.

  • Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management welcomes Diane Pelkey, senior vice president of global communications, entertainment, and events at Under Armour, for the annual DeFrancis Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in McGuire Hall.

  • Talk to Sunil Kumar for any length of time and you quickly notice two things: He has a big and easy laugh, and he's a thoughtful listener.

  • A beaded necklace is an unlikely place to find a narrative about race, history, and slavery, says Lowery Sims, curator emerita at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in New York. But that surprise factor is part of the allure of Joyce J. Scott’s art. “Technically it’s breathtaking, it’s intimate, it’s intricate—but it’s also a very powerful statement about the world and some of the issues we face as human beings,” Sims says.

  • It’s one thing to read about Socrates, Julius Caesar and Van Gogh, but imagine taking part in the Greek philosopher’s infamous trial for treason, standing among angry senators in the Forum of ancient Rome or defending your radical new art style in late 19th-century Parisian salons. That’s just what Reacting to the Past is — students researching and re-enacting moments in time.

  • In a pilot project announced this summer, the Department of Education will partner with dozens of colleges (including Goucher College) to provide higher education to prisoners who can't afford to pay; eligible inmates will be able to apply for federal grants under the experimental trial. Hari Sreenivasan explores what both advocates and critics are saying.

  • Maryland Institute College of Art is in the process of demolishing a three-story building at 100 Dolphin Street to make way for a new center for technology-driven artists and designers.