Laws family endows $250,000 SU scholarship

For more than 65 years, the late Victor Laws was a prominent leader in the Eastern Shore’s legal community. Thanks to a $250,000 endowment from his estate, students from Salisbury University will have help becoming part of that community, as well: The Victor H. Laws Jr. Scholarship will be available annually to junior and senior […]

SU carillon summer concert is Thursday at 7 p.m.

What does summer sound like? Two of America’s most distinguished carillonneurs will give their answer with a concert on Salisbury University’s Brown and Church carillon, Thursday, June 28, at 7 p.m.

Dudley-Eshbach: ‘We’ve become more inclusive’

It was way back in October when Salisbury University made the announcement that Dr. Janet Dudley-Eshbach would step down this June. No one saw it coming. The plan, the university said then, was that Dudley-Eshbach would take a sabbatical, during which she’ll be an adviser to the university and new president, and then return to […]

Norm Conway to be honored at SU commencement

Norman H. Conway studied hard to earn his B.A. in education from then-Salisbury State Teachers College, culminating with his graduation in 1965. The longtime educator returned to earn his M.Ed. in 1970. On Wednesday, May 23, he receives yet another degree from his Alma Mater during Salisbury University’s 92nd-year Spring Commencement: an honorary doctorate of […]

Incoming SU President makes good first impression

In a friendly atmosphere, as laughter mingled with compliments, the new president of Salisbury University outlined his philosophy of education. “I really hope what we do is, we teach students how the world works and how they can change it for good,” Dr.  Charles Wight told faculty, students, staff and community members who gathered in […]

Utah college president to lead Salisbury University

Dr. Charles Wight, most recently President of Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, has been named the new President of Salisbury University, replacing Dr. Janet Dudley-Eshbach, who will retire in June. The university this morning released a letter from Dr. Robert L. Caret, Chancellor of the University System of Maryland, who made the announcement. Wight, […]

Jim Perdue honored with Leadership Award

On Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Perdue family name is synonymous with two industries: poultry and education. Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business recently recognized the chairman of Perdue Farms Inc., Jim Perdue, for his contributions to both, presenting him with the school’s Perdue Leadership Award. The honor was bestowed during a reception at […]

SU baseball stadium opens, sports complex complete

The opening of the new Sea Gull Baseball Stadium completes a series of significant improvements totaling more than $40 million to Salisbury University’s athletics complex.   Ceremonial first pitches were thrown by SU President Janet Dudley-Eshbach and former coach Robb Disbennett before a festive audience of players, coaches, fans and alumni at today’s home season […]

Cardin, Van Hollen make Salisbury appearance

Maryland’s sitting U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen made history on Friday by appearing together in Salisbury, but the men — in warm conversation, with honesty and insight about their positions and controversial matters — made it seem more like a visit from friends. “We don’t get treated this well in Washington. We’re […]

SU creates new College of Health and Human Services

  Salisbury University has created a College of Health and Human Services, expected to launch in the fall and become the largest academic unit on campus, with nearly 2,200 students. The new college will house three schools, Nursing, Social Work and Health Sciences. Dr. Kelly Fiala, transitional dean, said organizers are “looking forward to the […]