Maryland Universities Implement Spending FreezesSpending freezes are now in place at the majority of Maryland's public universities as they prepare for a projected $900 million state budget shortfall over two years.
UMd. Student Reports Off-Campus Sex AssaultPolice say a University of Maryland student has been sexually assaulted in an apartment building near campus.
Many Colleges In Region See Enrollments DeclineMany colleges and universities in the mid-Atlantic region are seeing a shrinking pool of potential students and tuition dollars.
Judge Say Md. Colleges Have 'Segregative Effects'A federal judge has ruled that Maryland has shortchanged the state's four historically black colleges by unnecessarily duplicating their programs at nearby predominantly white institutions.
Colleges Say Federal Cuts Could Cause Brain DrainAutomatic federal budget cuts could reduce government funding for research done at educational institutions, spending that totaled about $33.3 billion in 2010, Department of Education statistics show. And the possible cuts add to another anxiety at those schools and others across the country: brain drain.
U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMBC No. 1 Up-And-Coming University In The CountryMaryland universities are climbing the ranks, according to a new list of top colleges.
Hearing Set On Regulating For-Profit CollegesA Maryland Senate subcommittee is holding a hearing to discuss legislation that passed this year to regulate for-profit colleges.
Report: Universities Drive D.C. Region's GrowthThe Washington region's colleges and universities will be a catalyst for the District of Columbia's economic growth over the next decade as the federal government downsizes, a change that should give the institutions more lobbying power, a new report says.
Prince George's County To Launch High School On College CampusStudents in Prince George's County will soon get a chance to attend high school and college at the same time.