MICUA’s 16 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve 63,000 students annually and award 27% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.


WAU BuildingTakoma Park university plans to expand health professions building: Washington Adventist University hopes to start construction next year
While Washington Adventist Hospital makes plans to reduce its presence in Takoma Park, Washington Adventist University, located near the medical center, is heading in the opposite direction.

GuthrieSuperintendent of the Year credits McDaniel
Maryland Superintendent of the Year Stephen Guthrie credits his McDaniel graduate school experience — both as a student and as an educator — for much of his career success. “I had wonderful preparation on both sides of the desk,” says Guthrie, who is serving in his fifth year as chief of Carroll County Public Schools.

ReportTask Force on Federal Regulations of Higher Education Releases Report
The Task Force on Federal Regulations of Higher Education released its report in February. Based on the findings, American colleges and universities must comply with 2,000 pages of statutory laws and regulations. Moreover, the Department of Education issues official guidance to amend or clarify these rules at a rate of one document per work day. 

ChapdelaineHood names 11th president
A lifelong scholar who currently serves as the chief academic officer at a liberal arts college in Pennsylvania has been selected as the next president of Hood College. Andrea E. Chapdelaine, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Albright College, will become Hood’s 11th president July 1, succeeding Ronald J. Volpe, who is retiring after 14 years.

wmarHopkins adds second business incubator
The Johns Hopkins University is expanding its business incubator program with the addition of a new location in East Baltimore to supplement the existing location near the university’s Homewood campus. FastForward Homewood, which opened almost two years ago to support local startups and promote entrepreneurship, is now fully occupied, with 12 tenant companies.