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By New York Times News Service | July 24, 1994
RUTLAND, Vt. -- A federal jury has awarded $500,000 in back pay to a former theater professor, Leroy Logan, who sued Bennington College for dismissing him after he was accused of sexually assaulting a male student.In making the award, the jurors Friday disregarded the instructions of Judge Franklin S. Billings of U.S. District Court, who told them they must limit the amount of compensatory damages to the terms of Mr. Logan's five-year contract, $272,712. The jury was not asked to rule on whether the assault occurred.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2013
Dr. Clementine L. "Clem" Kaufman, a former social worker and volunteer who also served for years on numerous boards throughout the community and worked tirelessly for social justice, died of cancer Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. She was 89. "She was a phenomenal person, and I got to know her when she was one of then-President Michael Hooker's assistants," said Freeman A. Hrabowski III, current president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a longtime friend. "She always cared about social justice issues, and she worked hard to connect us to those initiatives in the city.
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October 6, 1998
Robert Lewis Taylor, 88, a novelist and biographer who won the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for his novel "The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters" and wrote witty profiles for the New Yorker, died Wednesday in Southbury, Conn.Daniel French Slaughter Jr., 73, a longtime Virginia state legislator and congressman, died in Charlottesville, Va., on Friday after suffering from Alzheimer's disease.Lila Katzen, 72, a sculptor whose abstract works have adorned spaces from Fordham University's campus at Lincoln Center to the U.S. Consulate in Hamburg, Germany, died of liver cancer Sept.
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By Michael Gold and The Baltimore Sun | August 6, 2013
Mixed news for Maryland's LGBT high schoolers looking to attend one of the nation's most LGBT-friendly colleges: They'll have to head out of state. As part of its annual rankings book, Princeton Review rated the 20 most LGBT-friendly colleges and universities, and no Maryland schools made the cut. On the flipside, no Maryland schools appeared on Princeton Review's "LGBT-Unfriendly" list (though Catholic University in neighboring D.C. did). So it's not as if the state's public and private institutions aren't accepting of LGBT students.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | June 30, 1999
Michael Kenneth Hooker, the 53-year-old academic visionary who recast the University of Maryland, Baltimore County as a recognized research institution, died yesterday of lymph system cancer at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill, N.C.The chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he had earlier headed the University of Massachusetts, UMBC and Bennington College."
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2013
Dr. Clementine L. "Clem" Kaufman, a former social worker and volunteer who also served for years on numerous boards throughout the community and worked tirelessly for social justice, died of cancer Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. She was 89. "She was a phenomenal person, and I got to know her when she was one of then-President Michael Hooker's assistants," said Freeman A. Hrabowski III, current president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a longtime friend. "She always cared about social justice issues, and she worked hard to connect us to those initiatives in the city.
FEATURES
By Michael Gold and The Baltimore Sun | August 6, 2013
Mixed news for Maryland's LGBT high schoolers looking to attend one of the nation's most LGBT-friendly colleges: They'll have to head out of state. As part of its annual rankings book, Princeton Review rated the 20 most LGBT-friendly colleges and universities, and no Maryland schools made the cut. On the flipside, no Maryland schools appeared on Princeton Review's "LGBT-Unfriendly" list (though Catholic University in neighboring D.C. did). So it's not as if the state's public and private institutions aren't accepting of LGBT students.
NEWS
January 3, 1998
Richard Elman, 63, a novelist and poet who for many years taught at the Bennington College Summer Writing Workshops, died of lung cancer Wednesday in New York.Samuel Thomas Johnston, 77, a lawyer and broadcast executive who for more than 30 years worked for Taft Broadcasting Co. at stations in Ohio and California, died of cancer Sunday in Cincinnati.Billie Dove, 97, one of the leading ladies of the silent movie era who was a former Ziegfeld Follies dancer and was often billed as "The American Beauty," died Wednesday of pneumonia in Los Angeles.
NEWS
November 22, 1995
Martha Hill, 94, a modern dance pioneer and educator who founded programs that trained several generations of top American choreographers, died Sunday in New York. She founded dance programs at the Juilliard School in New York, Bennington College in Vermont and Connecticut College, whose American Dance Festival was moved to Duke University in North Carolina in 1978.Tommie Baker, 70, a child actor from Hollywood's golden age, died Saturday in Lumberton, N.C. A tap-dancing whiz, he was discovered at age 8 in an amateur talent show.
NEWS
February 19, 1991
Carolyn S. Gorman, an accredited flower show judge and former garden club president, died Sunday after a short illness at her home on Chattolanee Hill Road in Owings Mills. She was 64.A memorial service for Mrs. Gorman was being held today at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, St. Thomas Lane and Garrison Forest Road.The former Carolyn Stettinius was a native of Baltimore who was educated at Bryn Mawr School, the Westover School in Massachusetts and at Bennington College.She painted ceramics and was fond of travel, having lived in France and Luxembourg in the 1950s.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | June 30, 1999
Michael Kenneth Hooker, the 53-year-old academic visionary who recast the University of Maryland, Baltimore County as a recognized research institution, died yesterday of lymph system cancer at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill, N.C.The chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he had earlier headed the University of Massachusetts, UMBC and Bennington College."
NEWS
October 6, 1998
Robert Lewis Taylor, 88, a novelist and biographer who won the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for his novel "The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters" and wrote witty profiles for the New Yorker, died Wednesday in Southbury, Conn.Daniel French Slaughter Jr., 73, a longtime Virginia state legislator and congressman, died in Charlottesville, Va., on Friday after suffering from Alzheimer's disease.Lila Katzen, 72, a sculptor whose abstract works have adorned spaces from Fordham University's campus at Lincoln Center to the U.S. Consulate in Hamburg, Germany, died of liver cancer Sept.
NEWS
By New York Times News Service | July 24, 1994
RUTLAND, Vt. -- A federal jury has awarded $500,000 in back pay to a former theater professor, Leroy Logan, who sued Bennington College for dismissing him after he was accused of sexually assaulting a male student.In making the award, the jurors Friday disregarded the instructions of Judge Franklin S. Billings of U.S. District Court, who told them they must limit the amount of compensatory damages to the terms of Mr. Logan's five-year contract, $272,712. The jury was not asked to rule on whether the assault occurred.
NEWS
January 7, 1998
Francisco "Soc" Rodrigo, 83, a former Filipino senator who was jailed three times for his opposition to the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, died Sunday in Manila.Buck Ramsey, 59, a singing cowboy who chronicled cowboy life in his prose, poetry and music, died Saturday in Amarillo, Texas. The cause of death has not been determined.Presley Wayne Spriet, 18, a country music singer honored in Nashville as "young performer of the year" in 1996, was found dead Thursday in Baker City, Ore., from a gunshot wound to the head.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Judith Green | May 1, 1997
Towson State University's dance company will celebrate its 25th anniversary this weekend with a gala program that goes -- choreographically speaking -- all over the map.Consider the featured works: "Panorama," a 1935 abstract dance for 33 women by Martha Graham, and the classic 19th century ballet blanc "Les Sylphides," to music of Chopin."
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