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  • Segregation, state's neglect at heart of Coppin's 'mess'

    Segregation, state's neglect at heart of Coppin's 'mess'
    Coppin State University is a mess ("Tough love for Coppin," May 19)? The "mess" that Coppin confronts stems mainly from continuing vestiges of de jure segregation that it and the three other Maryland historically black colleges and universities still...
  • Maryland says ACC has created budget 'hole' by withholding shared revenues

    Maryland says ACC has created budget 'hole' by withholding shared revenues
    An attorney representing the University of Maryland argued Thursday that the Atlantic Coast Conference has left the college's athletic department with a vast budget "hole" by improperly withholding millions of dollars in shared conference revenues after...
  • Tough love for Coppin

    Tough love for Coppin
    Coppin State University is a mess, and the problems go well beyond its abysmal six-year graduation rate of 15 percent. A report to the University System of Maryland Board of Regents by a committee assigned to study the school in the wake of former...
  • All you need to know about Maryland government: Open meetings board meets in secret

    Due to my observance of a religious holiday at the time that Alison Knezevich reported on the Open Meetings Compliance Board's ruling on Baltimore County's approval of the so-called "rain tax" ("Board says Baltimore county gave proper notice of meeting,"...
  • Panel recommends changes at Coppin State

    Panel recommends changes at Coppin State
    Coppin State University should enroll higher-caliber freshmen, focus more on transfer and returning students, and reorganize its academics and administration, a committee plans to report Wednesday to the University System of Maryland Board of Regents....
  • Bay pollution ruling should be appealed

    When our governor criticized state university law school students for backing the fight against pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, one knew the fix was in — even though the pollution at issue, according to U.S. District Court Judge William M....
  • Morgan's big mistake

    Morgan's big mistake
    Reports that Morgan State University's board of regents had declined to renew President David Wilson's contract when it expires next June undoubtedly came as a great disappointment to those who hoped the school could thrive under his leadership. His...
  • University of Maryland expands online learning

    University of Maryland expands online learning
    When some University of Maryland, College Park students return to class for the spring semester, they could be attending lectures, taking quizzes and completing group projects without leaving their dorm rooms. The university is participating in a pilot...
  • USM regents acknowledge violation of state's open meeting act during Big Ten talks

    USM regents acknowledge violation of state's open meeting act during Big Ten talks
    University System of Maryland chancellor Brit Kirwan acknowledged Friday that the Board of Regents violated Maryland’s open meetings act by secretly convening to discuss the University of Maryland’s move to the Big Ten, but said the group...
  • University System of Maryland regents face criticism for secret vote, but no punishment likely

    While questions about the University of Maryland's decision to join the Big Ten seemed to dissipate when school leaders explained the financial benefits of the move, doubts about the process used to reach the conclusion linger. Before entering into...
  • Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research

    Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research
    Few would argue that the University of Maryland's decision earlier this week to join the Big Ten isn't about the money — $24 million a year in television revenue. But university officials are helping to sell the deal with what they argue is a...