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Job Opening: Director of Communications
The Maryland Independent College & University Association (MICUA), a non-profit association which has as its mission the collective representation and coordination of independent higher education in Maryland, is seeking a seasoned communications professional to manage all aspects of print and social media in support of independent higher education.

McDaniel College recognized for providing value to nonwealthy students
McDaniel College was recognized for the third consecutive year as the top liberal arts college of the six in Maryland in Washington Monthly magazine's "Best Bang for the Buck" rankings, which assess the value colleges provide to nonwealthy students, according to a McDaniel media advisory.

Hopkins freshmen get to know their new city
He'd heard the negative stereotypes about Baltimore — about its crime rate, about its disparities in wealth, about its spike in violence this year — so when Dominic Yared of Lexington, Mass., thought about moving to the city to start his freshman year at the Johns Hopkins University this fall, he wasn't sure what to expect.

New presidents at Hood, Mount St. Mary's prepare for school year
The new presidents of Hood College and Mount St. Mary’s University are gearing up for a new school year and students’ first day of classes Monday. “I love greeting them and seeing the level of excitement — and some anxiety of course,” Hood College President Andrea Chapdelaine, 48, said in an email.


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