College, Inc.: Maryland higher education

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 05/11/2011

O’Malley restores merit grants to 350 seniors

The students found out in recent days that their $3,000 Distinguished Scholar grants had been yanked.

By Daniel de Vise  |  04:46 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Aid, Finance, Public policy | Tags:  Maryland higher education, student aid

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 12/07/2010

Md., Va. grad rates exceed national average

A new report from the Southern Regional Education Board shows new graduation data suggesting that both Maryland and Virginia outperform the nation as a whole in both entering and exiting college. Maryland's college graduation rate stands at 65 percent, and...

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:08 PM ET, 12/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Attainment, Attainment, Attainment | Tags:  Maryland higher education, Virginia higher education, college completion rates, college entrance rates, college graduation rates

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 01/20/2010

USM's Kirwan: No Pay Cut

Well, here's something you don't see too often in a newsroom. We publish something flattering about a source. He says it's not true and asks for a correction. We reported in Tuesday's paper the latest survey of executive compensation for...

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:02 PM ET, 01/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Publics, Publics, Publics | Tags:  Executive compensation, University System of Maryland, higher education finance