Services set Aug. 4 for Garnette Belle Crawford

Garnette Bell Crawford, 88, of Ocean Pines, wife of the late Salisbury University President Dr. Norman C. Crawford, Jr., died Friday, July 19, 2019. Born in Newport, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Robert Bell and Margaret White Bell. Her husband of 60 years, who in the 1970s headed the then-Salisbury State College, […]

Eli Modlin named SU’s new Chief Of Staff

Salisbury University President Dr. Charles Wight has named Eli Modlin his new Chief Of Staff, effective next week. Modlin, an SU alumnus, has served as Deputy Chief Of Staff and Director of Government and Community Relations since 2016. “Eli has an extraordinary abilit to advocate for SU, working with important external partners, across campus and […]

SU launches new major fund-raising initiative

At Salisbury University, mathematics and computer science major Lela Bones conducts research on brain-computer interfacing, using brainwaves to control prosthetics in Henson Science Hall. This summer, she will continue her research at Johns Hopkins University as a winner of the prestigious Amgen Scholarship. One building over, in Fulton Hall, music major Sara Miller trains in […]

SU women fall in national championship lacrosse game

The No. 7 Salisbury University women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 3 Middlebury College in the national championship game of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Randolph-Macon College, 14-9. “The game was a battle,” Head Coach Jim Nestor said. “We were there. We had a nice little spurt on […]

GOP presidential challenger Bill Weld to visit Salisbury

Bill Weld, the first Republican to announce he will challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 primary election, will speak at Salisbury University at 1 p.m., June 4, in Holloway Hall. The event will be sponsored by SU’s Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, the Greater Salisbury Committee and the Salisbury Area Chamber of […]

One On One, April 25, 2019, SU Music Festival and Red White & BOOM

Dr. William Folger joins us first to talk about the upcoming Spring Musical Festival at Salisbury University. Then, Brian Nelson of July Fourth’s Red White and BOOM stops in to preview the summer’s No. 1 event and reveals the many public sponsorship opportunities that are available.

Wight inaugurated as SU’s ninth President

Dr. Charles “Chuck” Wight was inaugurated as Salisbury University’s ninth president on Wednesday, during a festive ceremony including state officials, student and faculty performers, and SU shared governance representatives. For the first time, Wight officially outlined his priorities for the University: ensuring educational accessibility and affordability, building on SU’s culture of diversity and inclusion, being […]

SU to build huge dorm complex south of campus

Salisbury University will break ground on the largest facility in campus history this fall, converting the former Court Plaza Shopping Center and Temple Hill Motel sites on Route 13 into a 750-bed student housing complex. Comprised of three separate buildings connected by a central courtyard, the first building in the five-story, 323,371-square-foot complex is expected […]

Downtown Trolley service returns for Spring Semester

The city of Salisbury, Shore Transit, and Salisbury University are proud to announce the return of Downtown Trolley service and a new and updated route available to Salisbury University students and the community. Service will resume Thursday, Jan. 31, at 9 p.m. and will run throughout the SU Spring semester on Thursday and Friday evenings. […]

Some 714 degrees awarded at SU Commencement

Some 714 graduates received their degrees during Salisbury University’s 93nd-year Fall Commencement on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. This was the first SU Commencement led by Dr. Charles Wight, who became the university’s ninth president in July. During the ceremony, the SU Alumni Association presented its annual Faculty Appreciation Awards. […]