BBJ: UM Global Campus president: Online education could be key to making college affordable

Newsmaker Higher Education panelists
"As I look into the future of higher , I don't think this will be an online versus onsite dichotomy, I think this will be an affordability issue," Javier Miyares said during a webinar hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee. Continue reading
Read More...

The Daily Record: Md. university leaders say twin crises are taking a toll on campuses

At a panel discussion sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee on June 8, college leaders said they are promoting more mental health options and providing forums for participating in the national conversations about racism. Continue reading
Read More...

BBJ: USM Chancellor Perman: ‘We will not have Covid-free campuses.’

Additional safety measures come with major costs, Dr. Jay Perman explained to a group of Baltimore business leaders during a webinar panel hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee June 8. Continue reading
Read More...

GBC Newsmaker Speaker Series: Higher Education in the COVID-19 Era

Pictured above: Jay Perman, Kim Schatzel, Javier Miyares, Rev. Brian Linnane and David Wilson (left to right) What is the future of higher education? Join the Greater Baltimore Committee; Jay Perman, Chancellor University System of Maryland; Kim Schatzel, President of Towson University; Javier Miyares, President of University of Maryland...
Read More...

‘Use an abundance of caution,’ Dr. Leana Wen urges business leaders during GBC webinar on COVID-19

Dr. Leana Wen
Dr. Wen discussed considerations related to the relaxing of restrictions and returning to work and what businesses should be doing to prepare for returning to work. Continue reading
Read More...

The Daily Record: Wen warns Baltimore business leaders COVID lockdown lifting too soon

Dr. Leana Wen
Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen said she believes orders to reopen businesses throughout the nation are coming too soon and could negate gains made in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Continue reading
Read More...

BBJ: Johns Hopkins Medicine chief shares how his system is preparing for COVID-19 surge at webinar hosted by GBC and its Health Care Committee

Johns Hopkins Health System is relying on partnerships with public officials, local manufacturers and industry competitors to prepare for a COVID-19 surge in Maryland, said system President Kevin Sowers. Continue reading
Read More...

GBC and GBC Health Care Committee host Hopkins COVID-19 Briefing

Hopkins COVID-19 briefing
The discussion included a welcome and introduction by Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels who provided an overview of Hopkins' role in the national COVID-19 response. Continue reading
Read More...