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A new year with exciting changes

The start of a new school year is a transcendent moment, alive with possibility and dreams to fulfill. The 155th academic year at this university brings new talent, new educational programs, new facilities and a new era of Big Ten athletic competition and academic collaboration.

University Of Maryland President Vows To Revive Road That Cuts Through Campus

College Park was officially chartered along Route 1 70 years ago. And as University of Maryland president Wallace Loh says, “When the city prospers, the university prospers, too.”

University of Maryland goes on real estate spree in College Park

The University of Maryland is aggressively acquiring real estate along Route 1 in College Park, pushing to create a lively main street that better connects its flagship campus with the town and provides an atmosphere on par with the school’s academics.

C-Span Bus Big 10 Tour: Wallace Loh conversation

University of Maryland, College Park, President Wallace Loh talked from the C-SPAN Bus in College Park about about public policy issues affecting higher education institutions as well as the role of the Big Ten athletic conference. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including telephone lines divided for parents, educators, students, and Maryland residents..

U-Md. adopts new sexual misconduct policy after debate on many details

The University of Maryland at College Park adopted a new sexual misconduct policy this mont

University of Maryland president jumps right into angry Twitter debate over a racist email

After an ugly e-mail got posted to the Internet and went viral, sparking tensions at the University of Maryland, its president took an unusual step Friday afternoon: He turned to social media to open up the debate, writing frankly of his own struggle with the issue and asking others on campus to weigh in.

After racist e-mail, U-Md. president says: We fight speech with speech

The president of the University of Maryland reached out Tuesday to the campus community.

University of Maryland president says fraternity member's email did not violate school policy

An email from a University of Maryland, College Park fraternity member was "racist, sexist and misogynist in condoning non-consensual sexual contact," President Wallace D. Loh said Wednesday.

University of Maryland Won't Expel Student Who Sent Racist, Sexist Email

Concluded that email was protected by First Amendment, in contrast to other schools dealing with similar incidents

Many at U-Md. upset after its president says slur-filled e-mail didn't violate school policy

After the president of the University of Maryland, Wallace D. Loh, announced Wednesday night that an e-mail sent by a student to several other members of his fraternity last year was  “hateful and reprehensible,” but did not violate the school’s policies and was protected by the First Amendment, some students responded with shock and anger.

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