University of Maryland Global Campus among region’s ‘Most Innovative Schools’ in U.S. News ‘Best Colleges’ rankings

UMGC, the nation's largest online public university, was #9 in the ranking, which is based on a survey of leaders at other institutions in the region.
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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 [education], 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.
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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.
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Maryland Matters: More Md. universities tentatively planning to reopen their campuses in the fall

Newsmaker Higher Education panelists
During an online forum June 8 sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee, leaders of many higher education institutions in the Baltimore area said they are pursuing a hybrid system, which combines in-person instruction with remote learning.
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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.
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