Halfway through October, there is still no word on the College’s next president. The Board of Trustees will meet Monday, Oct.18 to discuss the presidential search in a closed session by teleconference, a conversation that began at their last executive session on Oct. 3. As the Board deliberates, the campus buzzes with speculation and differing perspectives on the candidates.
Two weeks ago, at the conclusion of the presidential candidates’ campus visits, the Presidential Search Committee delivered their recommendations to the Board of Trustees. The recommendations have not been disclosed.
The Office of Public Safety recently released the annual crime statistics for 2008. One statistic is particularly eye catching: drug use on campus has nearly doubled compared to the past nine years.
In response to the showing of an XXX-rated film on the University of Maryland’s College Park campus in April of this year, the Maryland General Assembly is in the process of drafting a new policy for screening pornographic films.
With 1,618 students living on a campus built for 1,571 residents, the College is currently at 102.9 percent capacity.
This semester, the students of St. Mary’s Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) are running the “Take Back the Tap” campaign in order to raise awareness about the problems associated with bottled water.
With the College undergoing the process of hiring a new President and a Vice President for Development, Department Chairs and Cross-Disciplinary Area Coordinators have reached out to the Board of Trustees in a letter regarding recent trends in executive pay at the College. In the letter, the signatories suggest an Read More
On Oct. 1, a ban on texting while driving went into effect in the state of Maryland. The Maryland State Senate passed the bill banning texting in March 2009. The law states that a police officer is able to pull over anyone whom they catch sending a text message, and Read More