MICUA’s 16 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve 64,000 students annually and award 28% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.


MICUA LogoJob Opening
MICUA is accepting applications for the position of Vice President of Government Affairs. A master’s degree in a related discipline or juris doctor is required. The successful candidate must have a proven history of competence in management, progressive experience with public policy development, and strong written and oral communication skills. 

McDaniel campus

McDaniel to sign Real Food Challenge
On Wednesday, McDaniel College will become the second Maryland college — after Johns Hopkins University — to sign the Real Food Challenge, a pledge to purchase 20 percent of food from local, sustainable, humane and fair-trade sources by 2020.

Parkway Theater

Stavros Niarchos Foundation donates $5 million to Parkway Theater
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has committed $5 million to Johns Hopkins, enabling the university, the Maryland Institute College of Art, and the Maryland Film Festival to transform Baltimore’s historic Parkway Theater into a center for the study, production, and exhibition of film. The gift will turn the Parkway Theater into a hub for film screenings and education.

Stevenson StudentCollege: You get out what you put in
I’ve read the tweets, the blogs and the experts. Yes, yes, I understand that a college degree doesn't guarantee a post-college career… Like many universities, my school has a dedicated group of career service professionals who work to prepare me for a competitive job market.

Jessup studentWhat Can A Liberal Arts Education Do For Maryland Prisoners?
We begin today with a visit to a couple of unusual college classrooms. In a spacious library, a political science class discusses why some political movements succeed, while others don’t. In another classroom, the subject is Latin American History. The professors are from Goucher College, but the classes aren’t held on Goucher’s bucolic Towson campus.