February 29, 2012
Jayne Miller , WBAL-TV's chief investigative reporter, might be taking on a new role shortly as a member of the board of trustees of Penn State University. The troubled school is expected to publish a ballot online later today with a slate on nominees for the board that runs the school, and Miller will likely be on it. The 1976 journalism graduate has been nominated by 50 Penn State alumni. "I really would like to do it," Miller said Wednesday morning when asked in a telephone interview whether or not she will serve on the board if alma mater calls.
February 21, 2012
Richard Ruff "Dick" Stanfield, founder and president of Edrich Lumber Inc. who had been active in community affairs, died Feb. 15 of heart failure at Northwest Hospital Center. The longtime Windsor Mill resident was 77. The son of farmers, Mr. Stanfield was born in Baltimore and raised on the family dairy farm at McDonogh Road and Church Lane in Randallstown. After graduating from Milford Mill High School in 1952, Mr. Stanfield earned a bachelor's degree in 1956 from the University of Maryland, College Park.
December 15, 2011
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October 26, 2011
Judith Claibourne Ensor, associate judge for the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, has been elected president of the Board of Trustees of St. Paul's School for Girls. Ensor will oversee the governance of SPSG and lead the school's strategic planning efforts. An alumna of the school, she has been a supporter since graduating in 1979. "I am tremendously thankful for the incredible education I received at St. Paul's School for Girls," she said. "To this day I credit SPSG not only with completely preparing me for college and law school, but with helping me to develop important practical life skills as well as a life-long love of learning.
October 3, 2009
Until Aug. 21, few people - including state lawmakers and longtime attorneys - had ever given much thought to the Office of the Public Defender Board of Trustees or even knew it existed. But that day, the three-member panel fired the state's chief public defender, Nancy S. Forster, a decision that thrust it into the spotlight and made it an immediate target of reform. This month, a Senate committee in Annapolis will consider how to reshape the governor-appointed board. Lawmakers and national experts say the board's small size leaves it vulnerable to political whims, from which defenders of the poor are supposed to be shielded.
August 28, 2009
After five years of contention, Howard Community College is putting Belmont, its secluded 18th-century estate in Elkridge, up for sale. The unanimous decision by the college's board of trustees comes as college leaders confront a growing demand for money to expand the main campus in Columbia. With the state cutting operating funds, tuition increases are likely even as more students seek financial aid. "There is concern this might not be the end of cuts for the year," Howard Community College President Kate Hetherington told the board of trustees at a meeting Wednesday night.