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MICUA’s 15 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve 64,000 students annually and award 27% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.

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MICUA Member Institution COVID-19 Information
Here at MICUA, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Please click here to learn more about actions taken by our member institutions.

Here’s a list of colleges postponing the deadline to accept admission offers because of coronavirus
The traditional deadline for college-bound students to accept admission offers is May 1. But the coronavirus crisis has led some colleges to push that decision day back to June 1 or later. Here’s a list of those that have made that move. It will be updated.

The Daily Record honors Loyola faculty member as one of Maryland's Top 100 Women
Karsonya “Kaye” Whitehead, Ph.D., associate professor of communication and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, has been included on Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 2020 by The Daily Record.

Hood Partners with Community Organizations for COVID-19 Relief
Hood College has partnered with several community organizations to help the effort against COVID-19.

Remote Instruction the Mount Way
On a Thursday afternoon, on the first day of spring, Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Nick Hutchings, M.F.A., taught his sculpture class in Barrett Hall. Students logged in—sitting with their lumps of clay in their childhood bedrooms, at desks in front of wallpapered living rooms and in their dad’s workshop—to watch his demonstration.

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Van Hollen Presidents' Award 2019

Retiring MICUA President, Tina Bjarekull, was awarded the 2020 MICUA Presidents' Award on November 8, 2019 by senior leaders of Maryland’s independent colleges and universities for her unparalleled leadership and remarkable public service in support of higher education.

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