College, Inc.: St. Mary's College of Maryland


Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 07/16/2012

St. Mary’s College moves to shore up selectivity

A strategic shift aims to jump-start stagnant admissions at Maryland’s vaunted public liberal arts school. A longtime admissions officer has moved on.

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:23 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions, Aid, Finance, Liberal Arts, Publics | Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland, liberal arts

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 02/23/2012

St. Mary’s College secures major gift for need-based aid

The $1 million donation for need-based aid is a significant boost for a public liberal arts college with a $30 million endowment.

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:33 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Access, Aid, Development, Liberal Arts | Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland, philanthropy, financial aid

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Guest post: Should St. Mary’s compensate ship-bound students?

A St. Mary’s College student says many classmates saw their grades slip during a semester on a cruise ship.

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Students | Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Floating dorm at St. Mary’s College could taint local oysters

State agency orders halt to local oyster harvest until the students vacate the cruise ship.

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:46 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Facilities, Students | Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 07/12/2011

St. Mary’s College defends its tuition

Maryland’s public liberal arts college charges more than any other state university in the region, but less than its liberal-arts peers.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:56 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Access, Aid, Finance, Public policy, Publics | Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Feds unveil list of most expensive colleges

Education Department’s ‘College Navigator’ now includes data on net cost of colleges, accounting for student aid, and most-expensive lists.

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:22 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland, George Washington University