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By Lou Ferrara and Lou Ferrara,Special to The Sun | January 31, 1992
COLLEGE PARK -- University of Maryland administrators plan to eliminate up to eight academic departments in a $10 million cost-saving plan, according to a report released by College Park officials yesterday.The proposal would affect more than 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students."By eliminating these programs, some of the bills we may have had to deal with in the future will not be there," said Dr. David S. Falk, an assistant vice president for academic affairs.In the short-run about $3.7 million will be saved through reduced operating costs and 270 layoffs that occurred during the past year.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 24, 2013
Dr. Timothy D. Baker, a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where his career spanned more than five decades, died Dec. 17 of a stroke at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 88. His death is "an incredible loss for our program, the department, and the school to start, but really the entire global health community," Dr. Adnan A. Hyder, a professor of international health at Hopkins, said in a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health announcement of Dr. Baker's death.
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By Lou Ferrara and Lou Ferrara,Special to The Evening Sun | January 31, 1992
COLLEGE PARK -- University of Maryland administrators propose eliminating up to eight academic departments under a $10 million cost-saving plan, according to a report released by College Park officials.The proposal would affect more than 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students."By eliminating these programs, some of the bills we may have had to deal with in the future will not be there," Mr. David S. Falk, an assistant vice president for academic affairs, said yesterday.In the short run, about $3.7 million will be saved through reduced operating costs and 270 layoffs that occurred during the past year.
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By Gina Davis and Gina Davis,Sun reporter | April 29, 2008
After a year on the job, the Baltimore County public school system's chief academic officer is no longer working for the district, a spokeswoman for the system confirmed yesterday. Sonia Diaz, a longtime educator hired by the school system in March last year after being fired from her previous job, declined to discuss her employment status when reached yesterday by phone. Schools spokeswoman Kara E.B. Calder said she did not know the terms of Diaz's employment, including whether Diaz had a contract with the school system or when she had worked her last day. "She is no longer with the school system," Calder said.
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By Lou Ferrara and Lou Ferrara,Special to The Sun | January 22, 1992
COLLEGE PARK -- Angela Olivito arrived on the University of Maryland's College Park campus extra early yesterday morning, but, instead of joining her friends in Spanish class, she stood in line with thousands of other students who can't sign up for the courses they need."
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By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,SUN STAFF | August 30, 1998
In Carroll County's high schools of the 21st century, the traditional barriers between educational departments will come tumbling down to make way for clusters.This grouping of similar academic departments is central to the design for new high schools to be built over the next four years in South Carroll and Westminster. The plan rejects the rigid separation of academic departments, which has long dominated high school design, for a layout intended to foster increased cooperation among teachers of different disciplines.
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By MICHAEL OLESKER | March 24, 1994
COLLEGE PARK -- When Wilson Elkins arrived here 40 years ago, he formally declared the death of all fun. Fraternity pranks and panty raids? Piffle, he said. The great football and basketball teams? Strictly an afterthought, he asserted. He wanted a university where a tenured English professor could feel at least as important as a kid with a decent jump shot.So what happens last week? Elkins dies, and two days later, almost as if thumbing its collective nose at his departing spirit, the basketball team wins its biggest game in the memory of practically everybody.
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By Gadi Dechter and Gadi Dechter,Sun reporter | December 25, 2006
Coppin State University is contemplating an innovative experiment in higher-education management: letting professors run their own school. Arguing that the public college in West Baltimore has a glut of high-paid administrators, a faculty committee charged with finding a dean for the newly configured School of Professional Studies proposed last week that the search be aborted and that the school be managed instead by a council of four department chairmen....
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 24, 2013
Dr. Timothy D. Baker, a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where his career spanned more than five decades, died Dec. 17 of a stroke at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 88. His death is "an incredible loss for our program, the department, and the school to start, but really the entire global health community," Dr. Adnan A. Hyder, a professor of international health at Hopkins, said in a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health announcement of Dr. Baker's death.
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By Gina Davis and Gina Davis,Sun reporter | April 29, 2008
After a year on the job, the Baltimore County public school system's chief academic officer is no longer working for the district, a spokeswoman for the system confirmed yesterday. Sonia Diaz, a longtime educator hired by the school system in March last year after being fired from her previous job, declined to discuss her employment status when reached yesterday by phone. Schools spokeswoman Kara E.B. Calder said she did not know the terms of Diaz's employment, including whether Diaz had a contract with the school system or when she had worked her last day. "She is no longer with the school system," Calder said.
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By Gadi Dechter and Gadi Dechter,Sun reporter | December 25, 2006
Coppin State University is contemplating an innovative experiment in higher-education management: letting professors run their own school. Arguing that the public college in West Baltimore has a glut of high-paid administrators, a faculty committee charged with finding a dean for the newly configured School of Professional Studies proposed last week that the search be aborted and that the school be managed instead by a council of four department chairmen....
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By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,SUN STAFF | August 30, 1998
In Carroll County's high schools of the 21st century, the traditional barriers between educational departments will come tumbling down to make way for clusters.This grouping of similar academic departments is central to the design for new high schools to be built over the next four years in South Carroll and Westminster. The plan rejects the rigid separation of academic departments, which has long dominated high school design, for a layout intended to foster increased cooperation among teachers of different disciplines.
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By MICHAEL OLESKER | March 24, 1994
COLLEGE PARK -- When Wilson Elkins arrived here 40 years ago, he formally declared the death of all fun. Fraternity pranks and panty raids? Piffle, he said. The great football and basketball teams? Strictly an afterthought, he asserted. He wanted a university where a tenured English professor could feel at least as important as a kid with a decent jump shot.So what happens last week? Elkins dies, and two days later, almost as if thumbing its collective nose at his departing spirit, the basketball team wins its biggest game in the memory of practically everybody.
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By Lou Ferrara and Lou Ferrara,Special to The Evening Sun | January 31, 1992
COLLEGE PARK -- University of Maryland administrators propose eliminating up to eight academic departments under a $10 million cost-saving plan, according to a report released by College Park officials.The proposal would affect more than 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students."By eliminating these programs, some of the bills we may have had to deal with in the future will not be there," Mr. David S. Falk, an assistant vice president for academic affairs, said yesterday.In the short run, about $3.7 million will be saved through reduced operating costs and 270 layoffs that occurred during the past year.
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By Lou Ferrara and Lou Ferrara,Special to The Sun | January 31, 1992
COLLEGE PARK -- University of Maryland administrators plan to eliminate up to eight academic departments in a $10 million cost-saving plan, according to a report released by College Park officials yesterday.The proposal would affect more than 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students."By eliminating these programs, some of the bills we may have had to deal with in the future will not be there," said Dr. David S. Falk, an assistant vice president for academic affairs.In the short-run about $3.7 million will be saved through reduced operating costs and 270 layoffs that occurred during the past year.
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By Lou Ferrara and Lou Ferrara,Special to The Sun | January 22, 1992
COLLEGE PARK -- Angela Olivito arrived on the University of Maryland's College Park campus extra early yesterday morning, but, instead of joining her friends in Spanish class, she stood in line with thousands of other students who can't sign up for the courses they need."
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October 24, 1991
More than 5,000 alumni and their families are expected at the U.S. Naval Academy's Homecoming weekend, tomorrow through Sunday. Activities scheduled include a parade, class reunions and a football game between Navy and the University of Delaware.The public is invited to attend the dress parade at 3:45 p.m. tomorrow on Worden Field. Retired Admiral L. J. Long, president of the Naval Academy Alumni Association, will review the parade.Presidents or representatives from the classes of 1926, 1931, 1936, 1941, 1947, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1971, 1976, 1981 and 1991 will join Long in reviewing the parade.
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By Gadi Dechter | November 1, 2007
Coppin State University announced yesterday the appointment of Beverly J. O'Bryant as dean of the newly configured School of Professional Studies. O'Bryant, a retired Washington public schools official and a former administrator at Bowie State University, will oversee five academic departments, including criminal justice, social work and social sciences. Last year, a faculty committee charged with finding a new dean proposed that the search be halted and that the school be managed instead by a council of department chairmen.
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